The Crystal Horizon Everest-the First Solo Ascent - Pages 21-33, Mount Everest—Fairytale and Reality Summary & Analysis

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Pages 21-33, Mount Everest—Fairytale and Reality Summary and Analysis

The second section, "Mount Everest—Fairytale and Reality," switches to a narrative style of writing as Oswald Oelz, nicknamed Bulle, and other people on Messner's climbing team awaken in a Sherpa hut. They have to get to a place called Syangpoche to catch a plane to Kathmandu and it becomes apparent that the group has failed in an attempt to climb a mountain called Ama Dablam. Most readers would be familiar with Kathmandu, but maps in the book's previous section fail to show any of the place names in this early part of the second section. Messner mentions that Ama Dablam is in the region of Solo Khumbu but only when the group reaches the airplane does it become apparent that they are in Nepal, which...

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