This film is dedicated to the work, the hardship and the life of the sherpas on everest. Out of their perspective we follow the expedition of the swiss expeditionleader Kari Kobler and his swiss climbers tot he highest mountain in world. For the first time in the history of the sherpas this film shows their stories, their feelings and fears on the climb to Mount Everest. They tell us what it means to them to work for their western clients and be their ladders to the top oft he world. We experience success but also tragedy and the lost of a member. We see how the Sherpas risk their own life to save the life of their western client, and how they suffer about his death.