Weekend Warm-Up: Annapurna One

In 2017, Canadian Climber Louis Rousseau assembled a skilled international team to crack open a new alpine-style route on the North Face of Cho Oyu.

As we reported earlier, logistical issues forced them to change their destination at the last minute to the Northwest Face of Annapurna I. To put it mildly, not everything went smoothly there.

If you want to know what happened, settle in and enjoy the 15-minute film below.

You can read the recent ExWeb interview with Rousseau here.

Ash is an outdoor and adventure writer from the UK. His words have featured in global outlets such as The Guardian, Outside Magazine and Red Bull. He works as a public health scientist by day and writes about the outdoors in his spare time. Ash's areas of expertise are polar expeditions, mountaineering, and adventure travel. For vacation Ash enjoys going on independent Arctic sledding expeditions. Read more at www.ashrouten.com


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