An international team of climbers ascends Mt. Everest in the spring of 1996. The film depicts their lengthy preparations for the climb, their trek to the summit, and their successful return to Base Camp. It also shows many of the challenges the group faced, including avalanches, lack of oxygen, treacherous ice walls, and a deadly blizzard.

MacGillivray Freeman Is Set to ‘Return to Everest’ in 3D

MacGillivray Freeman Films has greenlit Return to Everest 3D, a follow-up to its 1998 hit, Everest.

The film is directed and produced by two-time Oscar nominee Greg MacGillivray; the original grossed $136 million.

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