40 Days at Base Camp

40 Days at Base Camp

Length / 55mins

Filmmaker Dianne Whelan immerses herself in the captivating world of Everest Base Camp in this feature-length award winning documentary chronicling Mt Everest’s transformation from a once-sacred space to mountain theme park. This award winning documentary reveals a fly-on-the-wall view of life at Everest base camp. 40 DAYS AT BASE CAMP is a documentary feature film that puts a knife through the heart of the Everest myth with stories of climbers being interwoven with the daily life at base camp. 40 DAYS AT BASE CAMP provides a modern take on the transformation of Everest from what was once a revered, sacred space to the mountain theme park it is sadly becoming. The film was shot over 40 days at 18,000 feet on Mt. Everest last Spring.
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Climbing, Mountaineering

Directed by

Dianne Whelan

Produced by

Dianne Whelan

Production company

Rebel Sister Productions

Cinematography by

Andrew Choppin


Dawa Sherpa, Peter Hackett

Known for

Mt Everst Base Camp

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