Published August 29, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||268|
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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster is a bestselling non-fiction book written by Jon Krakauer. It details Krakauer's experience in the Mount Everest disaster, in which eight climbers were killed and several others were stranded by a er's expedition was led by guide Rob groups were trying to summit on the same day, including one led by Author: Jon Krakauer. The Climb book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Nearly twenty years in the making, The Climbers, by photographer Jim Herrington, features stunning portraits of icons in mountaineering. Mountain Life Annual. This is a sumptuous coffee-table book, taking in the realms of mountaineering, photography, and fine art. The Alpine Journal - Brand: Mountaineers Books, The. Details of many of the Climbers’ Club’s publications can be found on the following pages.