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Everest 1996 Expedition '96: Everest Quest
Go to Expedition '97: Alive on Everest

In the spring of 1996, we launched our first NOVA/PBS Online Adventure, tracking the progress of an IMAX film team as they captured the first large-format movies from the world's tallest peak. Follow the story here, and the tragedy that claimed eight lives, through dispatches.

    The Approach March
    A Virtual Tour of Base Camp
    Through the Icefall
    The Making of an IMAX/IWERKS Film
    Assault on the Summit
    World's Highest Weather Station
    Interview with David Breashears
    The Summit Day

    Dispatches
        May 27, 1996: Interview with David Breashears
        May 24, 1996: They Made It! (Update)
        May 20, 1996: They Made It!
        May 16, 1996: Emergency on Everest
        May 10, 1996: Taiwanese Victim
        May 9, 1996
        May 5, 1996
        May 2, 1996: Team Returns to Base Camp
        April 26, 1996
        April 25, 1996
        April 21, 1996
        April 19, 1996



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