This First Ever Ultra HD Footage Of THE HIMALAYAS Is Absolutely Gorgeous

If you’ve never had the privilege of witnessing the wonderment of the Himalayas in person, this incredible aerial video courtesy of Teton Gravity Research is seemingly the next best thing.

AS ANYONE WHO HAS BEEN there knows, the Himalayas are stunning. But it can be hard to get solid aerial footage in the Himalayas because of difficulties with flying small aircraft in the rarified mountain air. This video, taken from a helicopter that flew from Kathmandu in Nepal at 4,600 feet up to 24,000 feet in the Himalayas, captures the incredible views of the mountains in ultra HD footage for the first time.

Using an advanced, gyro-stabilized system, the filmmakers at Teton Gravity Research caught this insanely crisp, beautiful footage of the mountains.

Watch The Himalayas from 20,000 ft. in fullscreen HD mode if you can.


The aerial cinema experts at Teton Gravity Research release the first ultra HD footage of the Himalayas shot from above 20,000 ft. with the GSS C520 system, the most advanced gyro-stabilized camera system in the world. Filmed from a helicopter with a crew flying from Kathmandu at 4,600 ft. up to 24,000 ft. on supplemental oxygen, these are some of the most stable, crisp, clear aerial shots of these mountains ever released, which include Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, and Lhotse.

Sound design and mix by Jeff Cormack at Play+Record

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