Reviews and Blog Posts: Discovery Channel

Toughest race on Earth Iditarod.

Reviewer Rating:
4

This documentary is the Discovery Channel’s coverage of the 2008 Iditarod race in Alaska. The Iditarod is a dog sled race over 1,000 miles of wilderness that starts in the southern part of Alaska in Anchorage and ends near the Arctic Circle in Nome. It follows seven out of nintey-six...

Climbing Mount Everest

Everest season 1

The short climbing season for Mount Everest is coming to a close in the Himalayas, and here in Denver my family has become totally hooked on the Discovery Channel's Everest: Beyond the Limit series.  We have blazed through both Season One and Season Two in less time than it takes to climb the mountain itself.

The climbers literally risk life and limb in their attempts to reach the top of the world.  I especially liked the recognition and appreciation shown for the amazing Sherpas who risk their own lives to help these climbers not only make it up the mountain, but perhaps more importantly make it back down alive.

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