Into Thin Air -
Dear Faculty/Students, as you'll see when you're start looking, there are a
vast number of resources associated with this book. We are providing you just
the tip of the mountain, but you'll find more than enough here to discover
additional resources. If you find something that you think is extremely useful,
please contact us and we'll add it to the list.
Krakauer, Jon. Into Thin Air. New York: Bantam Books, 1997.
Boukreev, Anatoli, and G. Weston Dewalt. The Climb. Boston: St.
Martin's Press, 1999.
Broughton Coburn, Tim Cahill (Introduction), David Breashears. Everest :
Mountain Without Mercy. National Geographic Society, 1997.
Brashears, David, John Mallory, and Audrey Salkeld. Last Climb : The
Legendary Everest Expeditions of George Mallory. National Geographic
Weathers, Beck. Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest
New York: Villard Books, 2000.
- This is the Inventa Everest 2000 Environmental
Cleanup Website. It has details about what trash is located at the various
camps, as well as how climbing and trekking have affected regions below the
mountain. The final report is very http://everestcleanup.com/
- An interesting piece about the controversy
between Krakauer and Boukreev.
- Interesting interview with climber and guide Todd
Burleson about climbing, guiding, and the commercialization of Everest.
- Amazon link to Into Thin Air
- Article in which other climbers challenge Krakauer's
account of the 1996 events, and he rebuts their claims.
- Nova Site: Excellent Teacher Resource Including
Links & Bibliography
- National Geographic Site: Correcting Measurements on
- A Nice Facts' List about Everest
- Information about the
Expedition to discover Mallory and Irvine's bodies
- On-site Coverage of Current Climbs on Everest for
- Profiles of the climbers on David Brashear's IMAX
- Interview with Beck Weathers about his book
Left For Dead.