Time-lapse video: Climbing Mount Everest

Posted at 3:25 PM, Jul 05, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-06 10:33:43-04

Ever wonder what it’s like to climb a 26,000 foot high mountain, the highest mountain in the world?

Photographer Elia Saikalyshot this time-lapse video of his expedition to Mount Everest, spending extra time in the ‘death zone’ above 8,000 meters, where extra oxygen is required.Click here to read his account of the climb, and see video of him dancing on the peak.

Check out the timelapse:

Everest -A time lapse short film from Elia Saikaly on Vimeo.