3Doug HansenDoug Hansen-dies right below the summit during the first night of the storm. Second attempt to summit.A postal worker from Seattle, Washington.
4Rob HallRob Hall- one of the strongest climbers in the world, dies right below the summit, trying to save Doug Hansen, survives the storm, but dies sometime during the next day, speaks with his wife to name his unborn child
5Scott FischerScott Fischer- one of the strongest climbers in the world, collapsed below the summit, attempts to rescue fail, probable death caused by Acute Mountain Sickness
6Yasuko NambaYasuko Namba-Japanese climber, stranded with Beck Weathers, dies in the storm, left for dead.A 47 year old business woman from Japan whose hobby was mountain climbing.
7Andy HarrisAndy Harris-disappears in the storm, no one really knows what happened to him, last contact was on his way to take Rob Hall oxygen, many think he walked off the mountain. New evidence suggests that he might have spent the night with Rob Hall & Doug Hansen then disappeared into the storm.
9Makalu GauMakalu Gau-Airlifted off the mountain, injuries are extensive frostbite to hands and feet, injuries worse than Beck WeathersLeader of a 13 member team from Taiwan.Makalu Gau lost his fingers on both hands, his toes and parts of his feet and nose (which was since been reconstructed through plastic surgery).
10Charlotte FoxCharlotte Fox-lost in storm with Beck Weathers, rescued by Anatoli BoukereevA professional ski patroller and EMT from Aspen, Colorado.
11Tim MadsenTim Madsen-lost in storm with Beck Weathers, rescued by Anatoli BoukereevA professional ski patroller and Charlotte Fox’s boyfriend from Aspen, Colorado.His relationship with Charlotte Fox did not survive after the disaster.
12Neil BeidlemanNeil Beidleman-Guide with Rob Hall’s expedition, caught in the storm until he sees the Big Dipper able to find Camp IV and help for stranded climbersReturned to Mount Everest in Said that he left part of his heart on the mountain in 1996.
13Jon KrakauerJon Krakauer-writer who documents the disaster in his book, Into Thin AirA reporter for Outside magazine he was assigned to report about the growing interest by amateur climbers in climbing Mount Everest.
14Beck WeathersBeck Weathers-Airlifted off the mountain, left for dead three times, wakes up and walks into Camp IV, severe injuries, loses his nose, right hand and fingers on his left
16Lt. Col. Madan K. C.Lt. Col. Madan K. C.-pilot who flew the helicopter flight above the ice fall at Camp II, 21,500 feet
17Anatoli BoukreevAnatoli Boukreev- rescures several climbers by going out three times into the storm risking his own life, ironically dies on Annapurna December 1997
18David BreashearsDavid Breashears-“Dream Team” climber who helps rescue Beck Weathers, director of the IMAX filmHas summated Mount Everest five times the last time in 2004IMAX camera had to be modified for use on Mount Everest.Camera 92 pounds down to 48 pounds500 feet of film weighs 5.5 pounds and only last 90 seconds.
19Ed Viesturs“Dream Team” climber who helps to rescue Beck Weathers, has summated Mount Everest seven times, five without oxygen.He is the only American to summit the world’s 14 tallest mountains.
20Peach WeathersPeach Weathers-arranges for a helicopter to rescue Beck WeathersSaid that she felt like a “pawn in a game of chess she didn’t want to play.”
21Mike GroomMike Groom-Guide with Rob Hall who is part of the “Dream Team” who helps Beck Weathers down the mountainHe tethered Beck Weathers to his harness then guided and lowered him down some of the most dangerous sections of the mountain before the storm struck.
22The SherpasSherpas-risk their lives to save Makalu Gau, try to rescue Rob Hall and Scott FischerLopsang Jangbu tried to drag Scott Fischer down the mountain to save him. Died in a avalanche on Mount Everest September 1996.