David Breashears is an accomplished filmmaker, explorer, author, mountaineer and professional speaker. He is also the founder and executive director of Glacier Works that raises public awareness about the consequences of climate change in the Greater Himalayan Region.
His feature-length documentary Storm Over Everest is about the 1996 Mount Everest disaster. An accomplished and highly sought-after professional speaker, he has delivered his presentations throughout North America, Canada, Europe, and Asia. His IMAX film, Kilimanjaro: To the Roof of Africa, is the subject of a National Geographic book of the same title.
Breashears is the recipient of four National Emmy Awards for achievement in filmmaking and his best-selling memoir “High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places” documents his life as a mountaineer and filmmaker.