About the film
climbing mountain climbing mountaineering mount everest
Release Date: March 06, 1998
|Slogan||:||«Towering above everything you have seen before.»|
|Production Companies||:||MacGillivray Freeman Films, IMAX, Arcturus Motion Pictures, Polartec|
|Director||:||Greg MacGillivray, Stephen Judson, David Breashears|
|Writers||:||Stephen Judson, Tim Cahill|
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.