This series explores the life of the legendary mountaineer, from his lonely childhood, to the man he became - Hillary the climber - a man that conquered Mt Everest, a man loved by a nation.
"Better than mountains can be only mountains that do not even have to go" - Soviet actor, poet and singer Vladimir Vysotsky sang these lines in his time. Thousands of outdoor enthusiasts of course agree with this line of the main Soviet-era romance "stagnation." But we know that the mountain is a dangerous element which spares neither beginners nor experienced athletes. Ski slope, climbing, and simply walking path along the rocky cliffs can result in injuries and maybe even fatal if you have not taken the necessary precautions and did not consult with the instructors. Along with extraordinary beauty travelers waiting for various kinds of difficulties and dangers. Mountains do not forgive mistakes and everyone who has decided to conquer the mighty summits should not forget that the main rule. Drama Hillary also share with the audience an interesting life story of the legendary climber. The childhood of the protagonist took place in a strict home where life and development of the younger generation took place in a strictly prescribed limits. But over time, Hillier decides to take off the burden of gravity does not allow him to think and to evolve beyond the allowed limits. He expressed protest regarding his father's ideals and guided by his own convictions. Later, Hillary fails to realize his cherished dream and he becomes is a man of climber to reach the summit of Mount Everest.Read more »