Into Thin Air Summary
Jon Krakauer

Everything you need to understand or teach Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer.

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  • 30 Into Thin Air Lessons
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  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
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Into Thin Air Overview

Jon Krakauer relates his experience as a journalist turned climber during the disastrous storm on the slopes of Mount Everest that left eight climbers dead in May of 1996 during the deadliest year in the history of Mount Everest. He explores the motivations of climbers around him and his own part in their ascent to the summit from the beginning of the climb to the arrival of the storm during the final ascent and descent from Camp Four on the highest plateau of South Col.

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