The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest - Chapters 6-7 Summary & Analysis

Anatoli Boukreev
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Chapters 6-7 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 6 is entitled "Doing the Details." As Boukreev worked on establishing the Mountain Madness camp at Base Camp, the rest of the team leaders assembled in Kathmandu. One of the guides, Nazir Sabir, had pulled out of the expedition for personal reasons leaving just three guides. Fischer was not alarmed, however, and expressed his high confidence in Beidleman and Boukreev. Dr. Ingrid Hunt had also joined the team as Base Camp manager and the team's physician.

A delay in the snow melt made it impossible for yaks to carry equipment to Base Camp, creating delays for the expedition. Fischer was also kept busy arranging for the delivery of the team's oxygen and tents.

The original plan was to have the clients fly to Kathmandu for a few days, then to Lukla, a village at a higher altitude, before trekking...

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