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The View from the Summit

The View from the Summit: The Remarkable Memoir from the First Person to Conquer EverestĀ© 1999 Sir Edmund Hillary310 pages The Himalayan Mountain range boasts the highest peaks on the surface of the globe; its heights equal the cruising altitude … Continue reading

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Into Thin Air

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster291 pagesĀ© 1997 Jon Krakauer When Outside magazine dispatched Jon Krakauer to join an expedition to climb Mount Everest in 1996 to investigate its commercialization, the opportunity allowed him to … Continue reading

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