Taylor and Harold are good friends and avid climbers. While climbing one day, they meet a man who it seems might be attempting to climb K2, the world's second-highest peak. Always pushy, ... See full summary »
A high-adrenaline tale of young climber Peter Garrett, who must launch a treacherous and extraordinary rescue effort up K2, the world's second highest peak. Confronting both his own limitations and the awesome power of nature's uncontrollable elements, Peter risks his life to save his sister, Annie, and her summit team in a race against time. The team is trapped in an icy grave at 26,000 feet - a death zone above the vertical limit of endurance where the human body cannot survive for long. Every second counts as Peter enlists the help of a crew of fellow climbers, including eccentric, reclusive mountain man Montgomery Wick, to ascend the chilling might of the world's most feared peak to save her. Written by
Sujit R. Varma
The well-known climber Ed Viesturs plays himself in the movie. He also worked as a trainer for the actors. See more »
When Peter goes to convince Wick to lead the rescue attempt, Peter's helicopter lands in the snow. Before it touches down, you can see the prints left by the chopper's skids in previous takes. See more »
You did the right thing to cut the rope. Any good climber would have. If Royce had had the knife, he'd have done it himself.
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