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Everest: The Rescue

  • Category documentary nature
  • Definition HD
  • Resolution 1280 x 720
  • Duration 00:02:35
  • Year 2015
  • Language English

Everest: The Rescue

On the morning of April 28, 2012, climber and photographer Cory Richards—on a reconnaissance trek near Everest's West Shoulder—began to experience chest pains and difficulty breathing. After hiking down to reach Camp 2, where other members of his team were gathered, his condition worsened over the next few hours. His fellow climbers knew they had to get him off the mountain.

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