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Storm Over Everest

In May 1996, a fast moving killer storm trapped three climbing teams high on the slopes of Everest. The exhausted climbers were soon lost in a fierce blizzard and far from the safety of High Camp at 26,000'  Renowned climber/filmmaker David Breashears, who aided the rescue efforts back then, returns to Everest to tell the fuller story of what really happened on that legendary climb.
INTERACTIVE MAP: The Unfolding Disaster, Hour-by-HourThe Survivors' Stories A Talk With Filmmaker David Breashears
Roundtable: The Ethics of ClimbingJoin the DiscussionLive Chat with Producer David Breashears
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introduction . interactive map . the survivors' stories . join the discussion . a talk with filmmaker david breashears
blog: everest summit attempt . producer's notebook . readings & links . live chat with producer david breashears . roundtable: the ethics of climbing
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posted may 13, 2008

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