Why Does Anyone Risk Their Life For Everest?

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Based on a true story, the new movie Everest will touch all your senses as you are plunged into a severe snow storm with Rob Hall, played by Jason Clarke, and the expedition team.

On the morning of May 10, 1996, climbers (Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin) from two expeditions start their final ascent toward the summit of Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. With little warning, a violent storm strikes the mountain, engulfing the adventurers in one of the fiercest blizzards ever encountered by man. Challenged by the harshest conditions imaginable, the teams must endure blistering winds and freezing temperatures in an epic battle to survive against nearly impossible odds.

What really happened after the movie ends?

Beck Weathers, the only survivor of his team arrived back into camp nearly blind, hypothermic, and frostbitten.

His survival was truly against all odds. “There were hundred-mile-an-hour winds; it was a hundred below zero — how did he survive after so many hours exposed to that? It’s just not possible,” Brolin marvelled in a recent interview with Men’s Journal. “There are still 200 bodies left up there that people are walking past all the time. Why isn’t he one of them?” READ MORE…


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