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Last spring, Jon Krakauer, the acclaimed author of "Into the Wild", undertook a magazine assignment about expensive adventure/thrill trips around the ...Show synopsisLast spring, Jon Krakauer, the acclaimed author of "Into the Wild", undertook a magazine assignment about expensive adventure/thrill trips around the world. And, in May, he went with an expedition to Mt. Everest, investigating how wise or safe it is to tackle the world's tallest peak. When disaster struck, killing eight climbers, Krakauer survived by luck, skill, and discipline. Now, he has written the definitive account of this headline-making tragedy.Hide synopsis
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Carney was right! This was a very well written, and thrilling true story that makes you want to climb Everest yourself. NOT! Amazing adventure that you will not be able to put down. Highly recommended
Even if you already know the story of the deadly Mt. Everest expeditions of 1996, you will appreciate Jon Krakauer's own first person account of the Adventure Consultants and the Mountain Madness groups. Both of these expeditions were led by well-seasoned Everest climbers---Rob Hall from New Zealand ...
If you are an adventurer, this book is excellent. Saw the movie to follow reading the book. It paled in comparison to the writing of Krakauer. He is an excellent journalist and writer. His delivery makes you feel almost as if you were on the journey and it is a bit difficult to put down. Loaded ...
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