Because Mount Everest 8848 meters is the highest mountain on Earth, he is has always been a challenge for climbers. Climbers prepare months, sometimes for years before on the rise and yet the hostile peaks kills again and again. But not those deaths reduce the appeal to the brave, who have once stood on the roof of the world.
Two expedition groups that decide to climb Everest in 1996 think. Equipped with the necessary determination to begin the men the ascent. But then a terrible storm the mountain haunts – a storm, still not seen it themselves on Everest. The rise, which demands a lot of things a climber even under normal circumstances, is transforming itself from the adventure to the struggle for survival. Well, it’s no longer the competition that drives the separate expeditions, but only the hope of a successful rescue operation under extreme conditions.