The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest

The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest

By: Anatoli Boukreev,G. Weston DeWalt

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As the climbers of the 1996 Mt. Everest disaster vanished into thin air, one man had the courage to bring them down alive...
On May 10, 1996, two commercial expeditions headed by expert leaders attempted to scale the world's largest peak. But things went terribly wrong. Crowded conditions, bad judgement, and a bitter storm stopped many climbers in their tracks. Others were left for dead, or stranded on the frigid mountain. Anatoli Boukreev, head climbing guide for the Mountain Madness expedition, stepped into the heart of the storm and brought three of his clients down alive. Here is his amazing story-of an expedition fated for disaster, of the blind ambition that drives people to attempt such dangerous ventures, and of a modern-day hero, who risked his own life to save others..

Title: The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest

Author Name: Anatoli Boukreev,G. Weston DeWalt

Categories: Non Fiction,

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks: July 1998

ISBN Number: 0312965338

ISBN Number 13: 9780312965334

Binding: Mass Market Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 122733

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