Video: A Dramatic Rescue in the Khumbu Icefall

This powerful and scary video will give you an indication of who dedicated the Sherpa guides on Everest truly are. The clip opens with a client crossing an open crevasse in the Khumbu Icefall when he loses his balance, going over the side of the ladder that is put in place to walk across. What follows is a dramatic rescue operation in which the Sherpa support team risk their lives to save the mountaineer.