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Everest '96 Archives:

  • What Really Happened In The Thin Air
    Jon Krakauer responds to the objections of guides Anatoli Boukreev and Lopsang Sherpa to his account of the single deadliest day in the history of Everest.

  • A Day on Mount Everest
    Veteran climbers gather in Colorado to talk about the 1996 tragedy. Includes audio from Tom Hornbien, Neal Beidleman, Anatoli Boukreev and Charlotte Fox.

  • Scott Fischer's Last Climb
    Bulletins hit the Web days before traditional news sources picked up the story. Over a dozen climbers missing after dark on Everest. Everything changed.

  • Anatoli Boukreev Killed on Annapurna
    Legendary climber and guide on Fischer's '96 Everest expedition, Boukreev was killed in an avalanche. Story; his last interview; and worldwide responses to his death.

  • Lopsang Sherpa Killed in Avalanche
    Lead climbing sherpa on Fischer's team dies months later while guiding another climb on Everest. See a video interview from his visit to Seattle for Fischer's memorial.

  • Scott Fischer Calls from Mt. Kilimanjaro
    Scott Fischer and CARE International climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in January of 1996. Hear his satellite phone call to The Mountain Zone.

    1997 Everest Expedition
    Follow Todd Burleson's Alpine Ascents Team through Daily Dispatches and digital images from the mountain, Audio, Video, Photos, Maps, History, and Stunning Multi-Media.

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