Every year climbers, hikers and the accompanying Sherpas are injured or incapacitated in the dangerous terrain on and around Everest.
Scaling the mountain is dangerous, difficult and death-defying for the lucky. With the margin for error between life and death so thin these adventurers rely on the expertise of specialist rescue workers to get them out of trouble if disaster strikes.
Mount Everest’s team of elite high-altitude helicopter pilots risk it all to rescue those climbers who get into trouble on the mountain and need to get pulled out – fast. These experienced pilots risk their lives in some of the most dangerous and remarkable terrain in the world.
Meet the team of pilots who risk their lives everyday to save those stuck on the mountain
In the shadow of mount Everest there's only one way to get rescued but flying at high altitude can be deadly. This series of Everest Rescue follows a dedicated band of rescue pilots pushing themselves and their machines to the limit.
Ben's selflessness saved a fellow climbers life but in doing so he may lose the end of one foot to frost bite.
The rescue team break their own rules in a desperate attempt to save a mother and her newly born baby from dying in a remote mountain village.