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26th Feb, 2019 08:01:56 PM

Do you know anything about the mountain in question (what it's named, what country it's in etc)? That would help.

27th Feb, 2019 01:46:52 PM

I don't remember any of that. Like I said, this was decades ago, and I was a kid to boot. So I really don't remember anything beyond what I put in the original post. I think the "eww gross blood" shock factor is the only reason I remember it at all.

1st Mar, 2019 01:47:39 PM

Are you positive it wasn't a dream? I just find it hard to believe they could get away with showing something THAT gory on primetime.

2nd Mar, 2019 07:47:39 AM

I'm pretty sure it wasn't a dream. I mean, I've had the occasional dream that played out like a TV show before, but the subject matter was always much more surreal than this.

Also, it probably wasn't on a network TV channel. I did have access to The Discovery Channell and the like at a pretty young age.

2nd Mar, 2019 06:02:21 PM

Can you guess at the decade/s you saw it? Long long ago differs per one's perspective. :)

3rd Mar, 2019 12:46:08 AM

That's true. :) I want to say, mid-80s? Maybe early 90s?

4th Mar, 2019 04:26:47 PM

A search for "mountains that haven't been climbed" revealed that according to Wikipedia Gangkhar Puensum is the tallest unclimbed mountain and part of why is due to climbing it being banned since 1994, which would be about the time you remember and explain why they were skydiving onto it. I can't find any evidence of a movie about it or an attempt to skydive unto the top of it however.

6th Mar, 2019 12:44:03 PM

Thanks, but I don't think that was it. That mountain is high enough that it has snow, and the mountain in the documentary had grass.

6th Mar, 2019 01:57:49 PM

No idea then. I looked up a few pages about famous unclimbed mountains but they all had snow so I'm at all loss. Are you positive it was a documentary and not a mockumentary or even completely fictional?

Edited by Bootlebat
9th Mar, 2019 08:38:11 AM

It's possible that it was some kind of mocumentary, but I really don't think so. There was nothing over-the-top or funny about it (that I remember), and it seemed to be on the level.

9th Mar, 2019 02:11:07 PM

This is censored (blood), but might be a start:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xs6On-CrY3c

13th Mar, 2019 12:31:38 PM

Interesting, but not what I was looking for.

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