Into Thin Air

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I. Jasmine Bailey
Mrs. Spicer
APLAC
12/04/13
Into Thin Air II. The struggle to climb Mt. Everest drew the minds from interested climbers. Jon Krakauer recorded the monstrous climb. The Sherpa’s were familiar to the area, helped the alpinists by bringing them supplies, and helped carry people down to take them to the doctors down to the summit. During the expedition in May of 1996, Rob Hall led a group of willing people up Everest. With the occurrence of harsh weather, many people suffered from HARPE and frostbite, and some of these conditions were so devastating that some died or have never been found. III. a. Rob Hall – A New Zealand head guide, Without Rob Hall, there wouldn’t have been a team with lots knowledge and could accomplish the tasks as efficiently. i. Determined ii. Counselor iii. Knowledgeable iv. Willing v. Dare-Devil a. Jon Krakauer- He is one of the luckiest men to survive the Mt. Everest disaster. Luckily as a journalist he was determined to tell the truth about this occurrence. vi. Gambler vii. Detective viii. Lucky ix. Sensitive x. Descriptive b. Scott Fischer- The head guide for the Russian Team. He had a huge interest in leading this team. He knew the routes and procedures that needed to be taken to insure safety. xi. Leader xii. Driven xiii. Smart xiv. Athletic xv. Compassionate c. Dr. Beck- She saved many lives by treating sick humans from Everest, or was able to tell people what to do over the radio. xvi. Kind xvii. Acute xviii. Rehabilitate xix. All-hearted xx. Resourceful d. The Sherpa’s- They were a great use to the alpinists. They were able to share their knowledge of the area and were very…...

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