Trailer: Return to Mount Kennedy

We’ve got a feeling this is going to be a really good one.

By Rock and Ice | May 14th, 2018

In 1965 Jim Whittaker led Senator Robert Kennedy to the first ascent of a remote mountain in the Yukon named after the late president, JFK. Fifty years later, the sons of the original climbing team—a raucous band manager, a candidate for governor, and a young mountaineer—embark on an expedition to the mountain to celebrate the special bond that connects them all. Featuring unreleased instrumentals by Eddie Vedder and never before seen footage and photos of Robert Kennedy, the feature-length documentary sits at the intersection of politics, human rights, environmentalism and adventure.

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Directed by Eric Becker Produced by Ripple Mountain & We Are Shouting Edited by Andrew Franks Original Music by Eddie Vedder


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