Everest Peace Project

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The Everest Peace Project (malayalam: എവറസ്റ്റ് സമാധാന ദൗത്യം is an organization based in the United States that promotes peace, teamwork and cultural understanding by climbing some of the highest peaks in the world by a team of individuals from various faiths and cultures.[1][2]

Everest: A Climb for Peace
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Directed by Lance Trumbull
Produced by Billy Marchese,
Lance Trumbull,
David M. Call,
Lisa Tauscher,
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Written by Jill Sharer
Narrated by Orlando Bloom
Music by Erik Mongrain, James T. Sale
Cinematography Brad Clement
Edited by Billy Marchese
Running time
63 min
Language English


  • In 2004 the Everest Peace Project climbed Mount Shasta to celebrate the United Nations International Day of Peace.[3]
  • In 2005 the Everest Peace Project climbed Mount Kilimanjaro.
  • In 2006 the Everest Peace Project climbed Mount Everest on May 18; the summit was reached by a trio composed of two Israelis (Dudu Yifrah and Micha Yaniv) and a Palestinian (Ali Bushnaq); Yifrah unfolded a sewn together IsraeliPalestinian flag on the summit of Everest.[4][5] The climb is the main focus of the documentary film Everest: A Climb for Peace.[6] Everest: A Climb for Peace is a documentary about the 2006 climb, and is narrated by Orlando Bloom. The documentary has been hailed as a "tremendous achievement" by the Dalai Lama and has received his endorsement.[7]


  1. ^ Peace Climbers
  2. ^ Sharma, Sushil (December 31, 2002). "Multi-faith bid to scale Everest". BBC. Retrieved 2008-12-19. 
  3. ^ Seeking world peace and understanding on Mt. Everest
  4. ^ Review of Everest: A Climb for Peace
  5. ^ Israeli plants Palestinian flag on Mt. Everest
  6. ^ "Everest: A Climb for Peace" (PDF). www.everestpeaceproject.org. 
  7. ^ "Dalai Lama heaps praise on Orlando Bloom's 'Everest: A Climb for Peace'". Malaysia Sun. November 30, 2007. Retrieved 2008-12-19. 

External links

  • Official website
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