PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Biography
The story of New Zealand's Robert "Rob" Edwin Hall, who on May 10, 1996, together with Scott Fischer, teamed up on a joint expedition to ascend Mount Everest.
Some scenes were shot at Pinewood Studios in the United Kingdom, as they didn't always have the right conditions or environment to film in the mountains. At Pinewood, they built a huge see-through box, almost the size of a large house, then cooled the air inside down to below zero. They then imported real snow from Holland to blow into the actors' faces.
Can you just listen up? Guys? We got 2,000 feet, 600 vertical meters to Camp Four. It's roped all the way, so I know you can make it. Now, once we get to the yellow band we're gonna regroup, put on the masks, turn on the gas. Make sense?
Lukhla Airport's landing strip was still unpaved in 1996. Renovation of the runway, which included asphalt paving, took place after 2000.
$7,222,035 20 September 2015