Jon Krakauer
Everest
Climbing Teams
Characters
Characters
100
What is the magazine that Krakauer writes for?
What is "Outside Magazine"
100
Does it cost a great deal of money to climb Everest?
Yes
100
Rob Hall
Who leads Adventure Consultants?
100
Beck Weathers
Who is left for dead after the disaster and then miraculously shows up at camp with serious injuries?
100
Sandy Pittman
Who is an employee of NBC trying to be the first woman to climb the 7 summits?
200
Was Krakauer an avid climber prior to the Everest climb?
yes
200
Sherpas
What is name of the people who live near Everest and often work as guides?
200
Scott Fischer
Who leads Mountain Madness?
200
Yasuko Namba
Who is the Japanese woman who dies near the summit?
200
Doug Hansen
Who is a postal worker on Hall's team that does not make the summit and becomes close friends with Krakauer?
300
Did Krakauer feel significant effects of altitude sickness?
Yes
300
Sagarmatha
What is the Sherpa people give the "goddess of the Mountain"?
300
Ang Dorje Sherpa
Who Rob Hall's number one Sherpa?
300
Stuart Hutchinson
Who is the Canadian client with Adventure Consultants who steps in to help in the disaster?
300
Friends and competitors.
What was Rob Fisher's and Scott Hall's relationship like?
400
Does Krakauer blame himself for any of the deaths?
Yes
400
Commercialization
What is the term Krakauer uses to describe how the mountain has been "sold".
400
Makalu Gau
Who is the leader of the Taiwanese team?
400
Anatoli Boukreev
Who is the guide who saved a group of climbers, but was also blamed as a cause of the disaster?
400
Almost perfect
What is Rob Hall's reputation as a guide?
500
Martin Adams
Who does Krakauer mistake for Andy Harris the night of the decent?
500
29,035 feet
What is the height of Mt. Everest?
500
Ian Woodall
Who is leading the South American team?
500
Lopsang Jangbu Sherpa
Who is Fisher's main Sherpa?
500
Hansen is too weak.
Why does Hall refuse to leave the summit?
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