The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest Topics for Discussion

Anatoli Boukreev
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What is Boukreev's motivation for writing "The Climb?"

Is Boukreev convincing in his refutation of Jon Krakauer?

How does Boukreev's assessment of his own personality compare with the ones offered by his clients?

Does Boukreev share in the blame for what happened on the mountain?

How does the commercialization of high altitude climbing affect the safety of climbers, according to the authors?

Discuss the authors' decision to present the book in separate passages written by each one. Is it an effective technique? Why or why not?

What lessons does Boukreev learn from his experience with Mountain Madness?

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