Two top alpine climbers and a cameraman go on a fateful journey to a dangerous mountain in south western China. After months of training, they set out on a great adventure. But once in China, bad weather forces them to make the hard decision to forsake glory and climb another day. Sadly, when they return to base camp to pick up their gear, all three are tragically killed by an unforeseeable avalanche. Their lives and memories live on to inspire people around the world.