Altitude sickness ends Everest Base Camp quest, feat. Karl Watson

Karl Watson creates travel documentaries from his backpacking adventures around the world.

His YouTube channel Karl Watson: Travel Documentaries has close to 200k subscribers and his films have been viewed more than 17 million times.

Karl tells WHEN IT HITS THE FAN podcast about a 2014 trip to Everest Base Camp where good friend Chris suddenly came down with severe altitude sickness, leading to a race against time to get him medical treatment and a flight out of Lhasa, Tibet.
Karl also arranges tours in conjunction with Intrepid Travel. Find out more about them here: https://www.karlwatson.net/tours
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