Expedition Everest: Mission Himalayas visits Sinchuan, China

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Joe Rohde, creative executive with Walt Disney Imagineering, and Dr. Anne Savage, primatologist from Disney's Animal Kingdom, are filmed leaving the thousand-year-old Ding Guo Shan monastery in Sinchuan, China on their way to the Valley of the Yeti.

CULTURAL JOURNEY — Joe Rohde, creative executive with Walt Disney Imagineering, and Dr. Anne Savage, primatologist from Disney’s Animal Kingdom, are filmed leaving the thousand-year-old Ding Guo Shan monastery in Sinchuan, China on their way to the Valley of the Yeti. Rohde and Savage were part of Expedition Everest: Mission Himalayas, a cultural and scientific journey through the Himalayas. Rohde joined the journey to investigate the powerful legend of the yeti as protector of the mountain, bringing a new level of authenticity to Expedition Everest — opening in April at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. 1219AV_1001ND