A Sherpa family breaks a taboo and climbs the most holy of mountains to earn money for their son’s education. They accompany a Winter expedition to the East Face of Khumbakarna in a remote corner of Eastern Nepal. This giant wall of rock and ice has never been climbed and probably for good reason. Undeterred, Russian mountaineers Dimitri, Sergei and Polish climber Marcin are willing to try. ‘The Wall of Shadows’ tells the story of an encounter between a young Sherpa boy and an experienced western mountaineer at the foot of the sacred mountain. Will they face the wrath of mountain Gods?
(Khumbakarna aka Jannu 7710 m)