Historian Audrey Salkeld is a mountaineering writer and researcher who specializes in the history of Mount Everest. Salkeld traveled to Base Camp with the expedition, advising the production on the dramatic history of the mountain and those who have attempted to climb it.
 
 
Science Advisor Roger Bilham is a geophysicist with expertise in the Himalaya. During the past five years, Bilham and his research team have established an extensive GPS receiver network in the Himalaya to study earthquake patterns in the region. The EVEREST expedition installed one of Bilham's GPS receivers high on Mount Everest.