To have time to make the summit, climbers have to cross the icefalls
in the dark, before the sun warms the ice, causing it to shift.
As we climb to the top of a compression ridge, the clouds lift a little--enough so that we can see several miles up the convoluted, moraine-striped glacier to Stairway Icefall
e strenuous journey in November 2015 will take in stunning national parks, mountain ridges, beautiful lakes, amazing icefalls
and stunning views of the snow capped Andes.
Everest" takes audiences across creaking icefalls
and gaping chasms, up dangerous, towering cliffs, through a harrowing rescue, and into the danger zone of oxygen-thin altitude.
e 11-day itinerary encompasses national parks, mountain ridges, beautiful lakes, stunning icefalls
and views of the snow-capped Andes.