Into Thin Air - Bibliography/Links


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.

Bibliography

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 Society, 1999.

Weathers, Beck. Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest New York: Villard Books, 2000.

 

Links:

  1. 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/
     
  2. An interesting piece about the controversy between Krakauer and Boukreev.
    http://www.salon.com/wlust/feature/1998/08/cov_03feature.html
     
  3. Interesting interview with climber and guide Todd Burleson about climbing, guiding, and the commercialization of Everest.
    http://www.outpostmagazine.com/archives/10/everest.html
     
  4. Amazon link to Into Thin Air
    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ts/book-reviews/0385492081/ref=pm_dp_ln_b_5/104-3735537-6941251
  5. Article in which other climbers challenge Krakauer's account of the 1996 events, and he rebuts their claims.
    http://classic.mountainzone.com/climbing/fischer/index.html
  6. Nova Site: Excellent Teacher Resource Including Links & Bibliography
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/everest/resources/index.html
  7. National Geographic Site: Correcting Measurements on Everest's Height
    http://www.nationalgeographic.com/everest/
  8. A Nice Facts' List about Everest
    http://www.mnteverest.net/history.html
  9. Information about the Expedition to discover Mallory and Irvine's bodies
    http://classic.mountainzone.com/everest/99/north/
  10. On-site Coverage of Current Climbs on Everest for 2000
    http://www.everest2000.com/base_camp/index.html
  11. Profiles of the climbers on David Brashear's IMAX TEAM
    http://www.mos.org/Everest/film/profiles.htm
  12. Interview with Beck Weathers about his book Left For Dead.
    http://climb.mountainzone.com/interviews/2001/weathers/html/