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Into Thin Air

Jon Krakauer

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What was Krakauer's climbing experience prior to Everest?

Who was Krakauer's head guide?

Who was Rob Hall's main Sherpa?

How long had Rob Hall been guiding at Adventure Consultants?

How was Rob Hall's track record as a guide?

How would you characterize Rob Hall and Scott Fischer's relationship?

Which of the following people reached the summit by 2:00 pm, the turn-around time?

Which of the guides descends the summit long before the clients?

Which of the following clients is not later rescued by Anatoli Boukreev?

Who, suffering from hypoxia, tells the climbers that the oxygen canisters at the South Summit are empty?

Why does Lopsang Sherpa refuse to deliver oxygen to Hall and Hansen who are stranded on the summit?

Why won't Hall leave the summit, even though he knows that staying will probably result in death?

Whom does Krakauer mistake for Andy Harris the night they descend from the summit?

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"Into thin Air"

by Grizzthekid2014, August 07, 2012

When the clients would have sexual relations the book specifically stated that it what called " Sause making" I think you guys should add that in their because its important fact and could be on high school test knowing how specific teachers are these days. Thanks!

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