In 1996, several people made the decision to climb Mount Everest, which is the Earth’s highest mountain—and therefore the highest point on Earth—as well as the site of the international border between Tibet and Nepal. In case you’re unaware—which you shouldn’t be, because there was a movie about the climb that came out in 2015—the climb did not go at all well. Tragically, eight of the aforementioned people died as a result of being caught in a blizzard. It was the deadliest day on Mount Everest.
If you’ve seen the movie, you probably know a lot about the climb, which was led by New Zealand mountaineer Rob Hall. However, details were left out of the film. Here are 10 facts about the fatal climb of which you were likely unaware.