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The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest


In May 1996 a number of expeditions attempted to climb Mount Everest on the Southeast Ridge route. Crowded conditions slowed their progress and late ... Show synopsis

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Reviews of The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest

Overall customer rating: 4.000

Good supplement to Into Thin Air

by Darly103 on Oct 2, 2008

It gives events from Boukreev's perspective. If you enjoyed Into Thin Air immensley, you'll find The Climb worthwhile. More


Great Book

by Atljv on Mar 4, 2008

This is a book for the adventuresome. While the writing is not as polished as the effort by Krakauer, it does indeed convey what it needs to, adequately enough that an interesting story unfolds. At the very heart of the book are interesting questions about the commercialization of high altitude climbing ... More

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