As thousands of pounds of snow and ice came roaring through the camp, three New Yorkers were among those that survived. One, by burying himself as quick as he could, and the other two by hiding behind a boulder.
In 2006, David Sharp crawled into the same cave, fighting to survive. Some climbers walked past him, thinking he was Green Boots. A few did speak to him, but there was nothing they could do. Some even claimed Sharp was frozen to the rock where he sat.
Five years later, two climbers attempted to bring her remains down from Everest. They both fell to their deaths during the attempt..
Shockingly, Wilson learned enough about flying to get him to Everest in 1934 and tried unsuccessfully to reach the top, mainly due to his inexperience. He refused to leave with his Sherpas and tried again, alone. He died in his tent.
Wrong Place, Wrong Time: Seracs are massive walls of ice that can fall down on a climber at any given time, leaving no hope to get out of its way.