Adventure Lifestyle Video

The Endless Knot

Posted on: November 19, 2007

Film By: Serac Adventure Films
Director: Michael Brown

Serac Adventure Films

In October of 1999 best friends Alex Lowe and Conrad Anker were overcome by an avalanche in the Tibetan Himalaya. Conrad barely survived the avalanche and soon began to suffer from Survivor's Guilt. In the months following the tragedy, Conrad and Alex's widow, Jennifer tried to comfort each other and unexpectedly found love. Now their bond is tested as Alex's three boys try to accept Conrad as a father.

Alex's death was but one of many tragedies that unfold when families lose loved ones in the mountains. The celebrated high altitude Sherpa families suffer this same fate more than any other group as they work at extreme altitude for Western expeditions. In honor of Alex's legacy Jennifer and Conrad seek meaning beyond tragedy with a mountaineering school for Sherpas and high altitude workers.

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