I had two objectives for my Aconcagua Expedition. Firstly to reach the summit and secondly to produce the coolest and most comprehensive Aconcagua climb video documentary on YouTube. I wanted to show unexperienced people like me in the most detailed way what awaits them on the mountain.
The audience on YouTube describes my video as very informative and entertaining. I am glad to hear ti because it took me three months to produce the movie after the expedition . This is by far the most sophisticated video production I ever did.
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I have watched tons of YouTube videos prior the expedition. Most of them are disappointing and show the same: the first days, the base camp, the breaks during the ascent and the summit.
My Aconcagua climb video documentary shows the hardest parts of the expedition and many details
In my movie I show how the hard parts of the ascent look like. I have tried to film and speak while climbing in order to present and authentic picture of the effort involved. I documented every day whereas the summit day is the longest and most detailed section.
During the expedition I have recorded lots of data like altitudes, duration of the segments, the temperatures and even my heartbeat. I have integrated all the data in my documentary.
The movie is a FullHD production. I used a GoPro Hero4 as main camera plus my iPhone 6S. In addition I have used footage captured by my six fellows – this makes eight used cameras in total. It has been important to my to have a good audio quality – despite the windy and rough Aconcagua environment. I have came up with a solution which worked. In some of the scenes you can see a gray “hamster” attached to my jacked. This is the wireless microphone and how my fellows called it. Check the detailed product name in my Aconcagua gear list I plan to reveal more details about the used gear in a separate article later. In case you have urgent questions please put them a s a comment below I will try to respond quickly.