Details of Canadian's ill-fated Everest climb revealed
Last Updated: Sep 14, 2012
On May 19, 2012, Shriya Shah-Klorfine stood on top of the world after an agonizingly slow climb up Mount Everest. Against all odds, she had made her dream come true. But in the hours to follow, things would go dreadfully wrong in the oxygen-thin area known as Everest's "death zone".
CBC's the fifth estate gained exclusive access to Shriya Shah-Klorfine and her climbing team's videos and pictures as they attempted to summit and descend the famous peak. Explore the multimedia elements in the interactive timeline below as we trace her steps and examine what happened on her fateful journey.