Reinhold Messner is a living legend of the mountaineering world. The Italian climber is renowned for being the first climber to summit all 14 eight thousanders. He has also to his credit the achievement of being the first solo climber to ascend Mount Everest without the use of supplemental oxygen. Messner is currently in Nepal shooting a documentary for a German production house in the Everest region. The documentary is expected to promote Nepal Tourism Year 2011.
On 29th, 30th & 31st October, Reinhold Messner flew on Fishtail Air’s helicopter to capture footage of the mountains in the Everest Region. Captain Siddhartha Jung Gurung was in charge of the flight.