Video: High Winds on Everest

Over the past week or two, we’ve been reporting on high winds on Mt. Everest, which have dictated when summit pushes can begin or must stop. So just what do high winds on the mountain look like? This video – shot back in 2003 – will give you an idea of what the climbers are dealing with, complete with shredded tents and all. After watching this short clip, you’ll have a better understanding of the forces at work on the mountain.

Kraig Becker