Author:Anatoli Boukreev, G. Weston DeWalt

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The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest

By: Anatoli Boukreev, G. Weston DeWalt

Price: $3.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks: July 1998

Seller ID: 51637

ISBN: 0312965338

Condition: Used - Good


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 a... View more info