Dark Summit: The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial by Nick Heil

By Nick Heil

The inside of tale of the lethal 2006 mountaineering season on Everest On may possibly 15, 2006, a tender British climber named David Sharp lay loss of life close to the head of Mount Everest whereas 40 different climbers walked previous him on their strategy to the summit. every week later, Lincoln corridor, a pro Australian climber, was once left for lifeless close to an identical spot. Hall’s demise was once pronounced all over the world, however the subsequent day he was once chanced on alive after spending the evening at the top mountain without foodstuff and no shelter. 
If David Sharp’s loss of life used to be stunning, it was once hardly ever singular:  regardless of strangely reliable climate, ten others died trying to achieve the summit that yr. during this meticulous inquiry into what went fallacious, Nick Heil tells the complete tale of the deadliest 12 months on Everest because the notorious season of 1996. He introduces Russell Brice, the industrial operator who has performed greater than somebody to supply entry to the summit through the mountain’s north side—and who a few think was once in part answerable for Sharp’s dying. As extra climbers try out the summit every year, Heil indicates how more and more dicy expeditions and unscrupulous clothing stores threaten to show Everest right into a lethal circus.

Written through an skilled climber and outside author, Dark Summit is either a riveting account of a infamous mountain climbing season and a troubling research into even if the pursuit of the final word hiking prize has spiraled out of control.

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