The Climb

The Climb

Tragic Ambitions on Mt. Everest

Book - 1997
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In May 1996, two commercial expedition groups attempted to ascend Mount Everest. Each group contained world class climbers and relative novices, some of whom had paid tens of thousands of pounds for the climb. But as the climbers neared the summit, they were overtaken by intense snow and wind, and found their crucial oxygen supplies depleted. Five of them died, including the expeditions' two charismatic leaders.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997.
ISBN: 9780312168148
Branch Call Number: 796.522/BOUK
Characteristics: 255 p. : ill. ; 24cm.
Additional Contributors: DeWalt, G. Weston


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