When disaster strikes at the top of the world, a rare breed of pilots puts their lives on the line. Watch Everest Rescue Sun Jan 8 on Discovery.
Welcome to the Death Zone
Just because you can fly at altitude doesn’t mean you can land. Everest rescue pilot Jason takes on the challenge of landing his helicopter on the mountain for the first time.
Landing on Everest
Each helicopter seen on Everest Rescue was rigged with 20 cameras. Go behind the scenes with the Everest Rescue producers and pilots to see how it’s done.
Behind the Scenes: The Helicopters of Everest Rescue
A year after the tragic earthquake on Mount Everest, Everest Rescue producer Joe French returns to basecamp to reflect on the lives that were lost and saved that day.
Everest Earthquake Anniversary
The Lukla airport in Nepal is the gateway to Everest and home to the most dangerous runway in the world.
The World’s Most Dangerous Airport
With climbers in critical condition, pilot Ryan is racing against the clock to find and rescue them before they die of altitude sickness.
Race to Rescue
Pilot Jason has rescued a critically ill climber in his helicopter, but he's not out of the woods yet.
I Thought I Was Dead
The Khumbu icefall is one of the most dangerous places on Earth. Watch as a group of climbers take on this treacherous stretch.
The World’s Deadliest Walk
Before beginning their journey, Everest climbers take part in a sacred ritual called a puja.
Prayer For A Safe Everest Journey