Release : 1998-03-06
Genre : Adventure, Documentary
Runtime : 44 minutes
Company : MacGillivray Freeman Films, IMAX, Arcturus Motion Pictures, Polartec
Cast : Liam Neeson, Ed Viesturs, David Breashears, Tracy Pfau, Lhakpa Dorji
Language : en
An international team of climbers ascends Mt. Everest in the spring of 1996. The film depicts their lengthy preparations for the climb, their trek to the summit, and their successful return to Base Camp. It also shows many of the challenges the group faced, including avalanches, lack of oxygen, treacherous ice walls, and a deadly blizzard.