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Nine days before the group’s death, the hikers pass through a small village where they learn about the region’s Indigenous Mansi people, who have named the mountain they’re headed toward “The Dead Mountain.”
Oleg heads to Moscow to look further into the file of Alexander Zolotarev, the oldest member of the group, and makes a surprising discovery about his body. Later he has another flashback from the war and decides to set out for the pass on his own.
As the hikers prepare for ascension, an ominous wind engulfs them, followed by an astonishing sight in the sky. Perplexed, the group begins to remember the words of the Mansi locals before receiving one more warning.
Tempalov and the searchers examine the scene of the group’s death, finding multiple confounding details that inspire different theories. Kostin shows his superiors a report that details strange objects in the sky, and a crucial discovery is made.