Mountains - Life in Thin Air

Series 1 - Episode 5 Mountains - Life in Thin Air



The ways in which people survive living at high altitudes, beginning on the Altai Mountains in western Mongolia, where the locals have forged an unusual hunting partnership with golden eagles. On the cliffs of the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia, a boy fights off gelada monkeys intent on stealing his family's grain, while in the Himalayan country of Nepal, the dead are fed to vultures in a rarely seen sky burial. Narrated by John Hurt.

Cast & Crew

Narrator John Hurt
Producer Nicolas Brown
Series Producer Dale Templar
Documentary Nature