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Gail

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  • The Climb

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Anatoli Boukreev, G. Weston DeWalt
    • Narrated By Lloyd James
    Overall
    (194)
    Performance
    (67)
    Story
    (69)

    The Climb is a true, gripping, and thought-provoking account of the worst disaster in the history of Mt. Everest: On May 10, 1996, two commercial expeditions headed by experienced leaders attempted to climb the highest mountain in the world, but things went terribly wrong...

    Bob Ellis says: "Counterpoint to"
    "Better than Into Thin Air"
    Overall

    This book provides an alternative look into the tragedy on Mount Everest. The author, an experienced mountaineer and guide who was accustomed to climbing without oxygen, was perhaps in shape of all to tell the story of that ill fated day. Apart from the story of the tragedy and heroism of the author, the reader can gain some appreciation for the enormous challenges of high altitude climbing.

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful

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