Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Everest Disaster

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One of the inspirations for the major motion picture Everest, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Keira Knightley. Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air is the true story of a 24-hour period on Everest, when members of three separate expeditions were caught in a storm and faced a battle against hurricane-force winds, exposure, and the effects of altitude, which ended the worst single-season death toll in the peak's history. In March 1996, Outside magazine sent veteran journalist and seasoned climber Jon Krakauer on an expedition led by ...

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Everest Disaster 2011, Pan Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781447200185

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