Climb Tragic Ambitions on Everest

ISBN-10: 0312965338
ISBN-13: 9780312965334
Edition: 1997
List price: $7.99
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Description: This is the true story of the 1996 attempt to ascend Mount Everest. Two groups attempted the climb but as they neared the summit they were overcome by the elements. Five climbers died but one man, Anatoli Boukreev, led the rest to safety.

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List price: $7.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 7/15/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 297
Size: 4.25" wide x 6.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

This is the true story of the 1996 attempt to ascend Mount Everest. Two groups attempted the climb but as they neared the summit they were overcome by the elements. Five climbers died but one man, Anatoli Boukreev, led the rest to safety.

Prologue
Mountain Madness
The Everest Invitation
Doing the Deals
The Clients
The Trail to Everest
Doing the Details
Base Camp
Khumbu to Camp II
Camp II
The First Delays
Toward the Push
The Countdown
Into the Death Zone
To the South Summit
The Last Hundred
Decision and Descent
Snowblind
Walk or Crawl
The Rescue Transcript
The Last Attempt
Mountain Media Madness
Afterword
Epilogue: The Return to Everest
Postscript
In Memory
Everest Update: A Response to Jon Krakauer
A Review from the American Alpine Journal
Mountain Madness Everest Debriefing: A Transcript

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