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Guides & Instruction
Offers guide services for a number of the world's tallest peaks, as well
as corporate team-building, motivational, and mountain biking programs.
Offers trekking and climbing expeditions to destinations ranging from
the Himalayas to the Amazon. Guarantees American guides and small groups.
Alaska Alpine Club
Promotes appreciation of the state's mountain areas through seminars,
slide shows, instructional courses, and political advocacy.
Alaska Mountain Guides and
Southeast Alaska guide service, climbing school, and expedition outfitter
offers a range of programs for both aspiring and seasoned mountaineers.
Novices and experts alike can get guided climbing and mountaineering instruction
in destinations ranging from Antarctica, to Nepal, to Greenland.
Alpine Skills International
Visit this Donner Pass, Cal. outdoor skills school for training in rock
climbing, avalanche safety, mountaineering, and backcountry skiing.
Offers alpine and rock climbing, ski touring, and avalanche rescue expeditions
to a range of destinations in New Zealand and the Himalayas.
China Alpine Mountaineering Guide
Presents a region-by-region guide to the country's major peaks, and offers
details on specific expeditions that have sought to scale them.
Colorado Mountain Club
Learn about the club's activities and educational programs, peruse the
inventory of its bookstore, and find out how to join.
Daniel Mazur - Exploring
Professional guide leads African treks featuring mountaineering, rock
climbing, and backpacking. Includes several photo galleries.
Escola de Alpinismo
Learn about the offerings of this Rio de Janeiro climbing school and guide
service. In English, Portuguese, and French.
First Ascent Climbing
Outfitter features rock climbing trips throughout the western US, as well
as teens', women's, corporate, and film production programs.
GORP - Climbing Colorado's Fourteeners
Online outdoor adventure resource highlights Pikes Peak and Mount Evans.
Read about the landscape and see maps and trailheads for each.
GORP - Mt. Shasta Wilderness
Great Outdoor Recreation Pages offers details including the name's origin,
plants and animals, and weather. Learn about climbing and permits.
International Mountain Guides directors Phil Ershler, George Dunn and
Eric Simonson organize and lead climbing, trekking and mountaineering
expeditions around the world, from the classic climbs of the Alps and
the Andes to the 8,000m peaks of the Himalayas.
School of Mountaineering - Switzerland
Learn the arts of trekking, mountaineering, ski touring, and ice climbing
from the Alp-bound experts. Details itineraries, rates, and equipment.
Jackson Hole Mountain Guides
Offers a range of instructional classes and expeditions in such Rocky
Mountain destinations as the Grand Teton, the Beartooths, and evil's Tower.
Located in California's Sierra Nevada, this school offers summer and winter
rock climbing, ice climbing, and backcountry skiing programs.
Santa Clara, CA retailer offers mountaineering supplies for rent or purchase,
as well as seminars for those heeding the call of the wild.
Council of Ireland
Presents a guide to the hikes and climbs available in this island nation.
Includes detailed maps and a gallery of photos.
Mountaineering in Antarctica
Discusses the history and methodology of climbing in this, the most inhospitable
of continents. Includes color photos.
Sign up for a range of climbing, backpacking, and mountaineering instructional
expeditions from this Seattle outfitter
Rudy Parra Aconcagua Trek
Conquer South America's highest peak with the help of this Argentinean
outfitter. Details rates, permits, conditioning, equipment, and routes.
Sangre de Christo Mountaineering School
Colorado organization offers training in rock climbing and alpine mountaineering,
and leads expeditions through this region's stark landscapes.
Tower Guides -
Ice and Rock
Ouray, Colorado-based guide service specializes in expeditions to Wyoming's
famous Devil's Tower. Includes information on climbing access issues.
Views from the
Provides updates on trail, ice, and weather conditions in the White Mountains,
along with photos of areas frequented by visitors.
Above The Clouds - Trekking and Mountaineering
Offers mountaineering and trekking expeditions through the Andes,
including Bolivia, Chile, Patagonia, and even Aconcagua.
Provides guide services to those seeking to explore the Himalayan high
peaks region. Request a free brochure via email.
Abseil off the overhanging cliffs of South Africa's Cape region. Outfitter
details destinations, itineraries, and rates.
Aconcagua climbing expeditions.
Normal Route, Polish Glacier Traverse. Mountain guides, porters, base
camps, mules service, park permits, custom trips.
Aconcagua climbing and trekking. Climbs include the Normal Route
and the Polish Glacier. Treks include Plazas De Mulas and Plaza
High Peaks Mountaineering
Discover the thrills of exploring the High Peaks region of New York State's
Adirondack Mountains. Email an inquiry to this guide service.
Adventure Guide Pakistan
Discover Pakistan's Himalayas, with these trekking and
mountaineering expeditions into the last frontier.
Bolivia Adventure Planet
Adventures to the Edge
Organizes expeditions to the mountains of Colorado and to other alpine
locales around the world. Offers training for aspiring climbers.
Climbing Expeditions in the Andes.
Ascend Guide Service
Leads climbing, caving, hiking, biking, and paddling expeditions around
the world. Facilities include a portable climbing wall.
Askole Treks and Tours
registered and licensed by the Department of Tourist Services,
Government of Pakistan. Organize Mountaineering Expeditions, Rock
Climbing, Trekking Trips, Adventure Jeep Safaris, Mountain Bike Tours,
Cultural & Sight Seeing Tours in the core of Karakoram, Himalayas and
Hindu Kush region of Pakistan and operate Tours in Pakistan.
Services include private, specialized expeditions for those interested
in technical alpine climbing and ski mountaineering.
Take a guided mountaineering, climbing, or skiing tour of the famous Alps
around Chamonix, France. Also offers guide services out of Ophir, Colo.
EWP Trekking and Climbing
Outfitter offers guided expeditions to a wide variety of mountains and
wilderness areas in Africa, Central Europe, and Central Asia.
Based in Boulder, CO, this company leads climbing trips in the US and
abroad, and offers courses in ice climbing and technical mountaineering.
Learn about the destinations and services of one of the oldest private
adventure travel companies in Russia.
High Asia Exploratory
Mountain Travel Company
Offers guided, low-impact mountaineering, rafting, and sightseeing expeditions
in Tibet, Sichuan China, India, and Bhutan.
Hunza Guides Pakistan
Hunza Guides Pakistan
organize trekking tours, expeditions, jeep safaris, and culture tours
in Paksitan and Central Asia.
Adventure travel service offer guided climbs of Mt. Kilimanjaro, as well
as private and group safaris to several African destinations.
Explore the Himalayas with this outfitter offering expeditions to Everest,
Annapurna, and a range of other destinations.
KE Adventure Travel
Guide service leads climbing, trekking, and mountain biking expeditions
in Asia, Africa, South America, and Alaska.
Karakorum Treks & Tours
Organizes tours & mountaineering expeditions in Northern Pakistan.
MacGillivray Freeman Films
Visit the official site of the creators of the acclaimed IMAX film by
David Breashears, "Everest." Includes a film guide, merchandise, and links.
Offers guided Trekking Expeditions in Nepal and Italy.
- Caving, Ice Climbing, and Mountaineering
British adventurer introduces these different climbing disciplines, offers
photos of his exploits, and provides links to related resources.
Malibu, Cal.-based outfitter offers guided expeditions to destinations
stretching from California, to Mexico, South America, and beyond.
Outfitter offers a company profile, an expedition calendar, merchandise,
news, a photo gallery, and details of philanthropic efforts.
adventure organiser for peak climbing expeditions in Nepal and
trekking, tours in Nepal and Tibet.
Paragon Guides - Mountaineering
Learn about this company's expeditions into the mountains of Colorado,
which include instruction in the fundamentals of the sport.
Canadian-based expedition company operating commercial expeditions
in the Himalayas for 11 years, Everest North and South, Ama Dablam, Pumori
Outfitter specializes in custom, small-group adventure travel in East
Africa and South America. Includes mountaineering and walking safaris.
Range of Light
Learn about the films and services of this High Sierra film production
firm specializing in skiing, snowboarding, climbing, and mountaineering.
Safari Shop - Mount Kilimanjaro
South African company offers its expertise to climbers wishing to scale
the continent's highest mountain. Email an inquiry about reservations.
Silk Road Mountaineering
Learn about this Nepalese guide service's expeditions to the region's
major peaks. Find out how much a client can expect to pay.
Learn about the group's instructional programs, browse a calendar of upcoming
events, and meets its leadership. Email an inquiry about joining.
and trekking tours in the Andes, especially in the Royal Range of the
Andes-Cordillera and in the Illampu group from this tour
company based in Bolivia.
Summit Canyon Mountaineering
Colorado company supplies gear for those tackling the peaks of the Rockies,
and provides updates on mountain conditions.
Located in Colorado and Wyoming, the company offers expeditions and instructional
courses in both rock and ice climbing.
la Montagne Adventure Consultants
Products and services include climbing wall design, adventure equipment
and structure sales, and a variety of instructional courses.
Read comments from those who've seen presentations by Allison, the first
American woman to climb Everest. Find out how to book her for a speech.
Read the official and media reports chronicling the tragic death, in a
1997 avalanche on Annapurna, of Russian mountaineer
- Interview with Ed Viesturs
Celebrated mountaineer Viesturs discusses David Breashears' IMAX film
"Everest" and his own quest to climb all of the world's 8,000 meter peaks.
David Breashears Interview
Filmmaker and climber Breashears discusses his IMAX film "Everest," the
1996 disaster on the mountain, and the surrounding hype and controversy.
Interview with Ed Viesturs
Jeanette Johnson interviews the famed Himalayan mountaineer for his reflections
on the 1996 Mt. Everest tragedy.
Presents a chronology of the Russian climber's mountaineering achievements,
along with a list of his publications and awards.
Boukreev, Anatoli - Interview
Russian climber reflects on the challenges of Mount Everest and the rigors
of climbing and guiding.
Boukreev, Anatoli - Legendary Climber Killed
Reports on the death of this Russian mountaineer on the slopes of Annapurna.
Boukreev, Anatoli - Photo and Audio Gallery
Features sounds of the Russian climber singing while accompanying himself
on acoustic guitar, along with a gallery of photos.
Breashears, David - IMAX Everest
Discusses the phenomenal success of the documentary made by Breashears,
and reports on his plans to make another.
Breashears, David - Nova Interview
Read a discussion with the climber and IMAX filmmaker about his reasons
for returning to Everest, and the affects of climbing at high altitude.
- Nanga Parbat Ascent
Chronicles the German climber Hermann Buhl's pioneering ascent of this
extraordinarily challenging Himalayan peak.
Offers an index of books about the lives of climbers, with links to a
retailer for those wishing to buy.
The Film - Profiles of the Climbers
Provides brief bios of the mountaineers featured in this IMAX film. Includes
a video interview with leader Ed Viesturs.
Fischer, Scott - 1956-1996
Tribute to the climber chronicles his distinguished climbing career, and
features quotes from the people who knew him.
Fischer, Scott - An Aptitude for Altitude
Outside Online profiles the noted mountaineer who died on Everest in 1996.
Includes photos and an interview.
Fischer, Scott - Mountain Zone
Presents a chronology of the 1996 Everest ascent which claimed this climber's
life. Includes comments from author Jon Krakauer.
Fischer, Scott - Returns to Everest
Presents a chronology of Fischer's 1996 expedition to the mountain - a
journey which claimed his life - along with related documents.
Hall, Rob - Benefit Fund
Learn how to contribute to a fund benefiting the family of the New Zealand
climber who died on Everest.
Hall, Rob - Telemed Expedition
Tragic death of the New Zealand climber frames this discussion of the
use of telecommunications to improve high-altitude medicine.
Hillary, Sir Edmund Percival - Encarta
Encyclopedia entry describes the explorer's life and achievements, most
notably his pioneering ascent of Mount Everest.
Krakauer, Jon - ABC News.com
Audio clips of Krakauer commenting on his climbing experiences are accompanied
by the text of his Outside Magazine story, Into Thin Air.
Mallory, George - Artifacts
Article discusses issues surrounding the discovery and display of artifacts
found with the body of the explorer on Mount Everest.
Mallory, George - Body Found
Reports on the discovery of the body of the first climber to seriously
attempt an ascent of Everest, who died on its slopes.
Mallory, George - PBS Profile
Biography discusses the life, achievements, and ambitions of this British
explorer, who died while attempting to scale Mount Everest.
Oxygen-eschewing climber is profiled here, with details on his landmark
ascents and a quote from him about the challenges of climbing.
Messner, Reinhold - First Without Oxygen
PBS' Nova series profiles the pioneering German climber who was the first
to ascend Everest without bottled supplies of the life-giving gas.
Messner, Reinhold and Peter Habeler
Discusses the climbers' pioneering ascents without supplementary oxygen.
Includes quotes from the two on their experiences.
Norgay, Tenzing - Encarta Online Encyclopedia
Concise profile of the pioneering Sherpa includes background on his ascent
of Everest with Sir Edmund Hillary.
- Everest Account
Features Norgay's own description of his ascent of the world's highest
peak with Sir Edmund Hillary. Includes a selection of photos.
Salon Brilliant Careers - A Man to Match his Mountain
Don George introduces the life, and towering legacy, of the first man,
along with Tenzing Norgay, to summit Mt. Everest.
Features a list of the climbers who have successfully ascended the highest
peak on each of the seven continents.
Tabei, Junko - Everyone Has An Everest
Diminuitive Japanese climber Tabei becomes not only the first woman to
summit Everest, but also the first woman to conquer the Seven Summits.
Viesturs, Ed - Audio Chat
Listen to an interview with the climber about his role in the IMAX Everest
film, and hear his comments on the deaths of fellow climbers.
Viesturs, Ed - Interview
Read an interview with the climber covering his ascent of Everest and
his thoughts on technology and climbing, including the use of oxygen.
Viesturs, Ed - National Geographic
Story excerpt considers the pros and cons of climbing without oxygen,
and consults the noted climber for an expert opinion.
- Alive on Everest
The PBS television program tracks a climb of the world's tallest mountain.
Includes audio and virtual reality images from the summit.
Himalayas - Encarta Online Encyclopedia
Presents an introduction to the mountain range's geography, climate, flora
and fauna, and geological history.
World Mountain Encyclopedia
Features maps, photos, and summit logs from climbs of the world's major
peaks. Includes a gear checklist and "Photo of the Month."
Describes an ascent of the mountain undertaken in 1996. Includes vivid
photos from the slopes.
Ama Dablam - Peakware
Noted for its aesthetic appeal, this Himalayan peak is often compared
with Europe's Matterhorn. Check out a photo and its vital stats.
Everest Expedition of 1994
Team member Dan Holle describes his ascent of the mountain, and discusses
the dangers of climbing (one of his teammates died.)
Annapurna - 1998 South Face Expedition
Meet the climbing team and their sponsors, find out their route up the
South Face, and read an overview of the peak's mountaineering history.
Annapurna - Peakware
Tenth-highest in the world, Annapurna was the first 8000 meter peak to
be climbed. Find out key facts about the mountain, and view a photo.
Peruse an interactive guide to this 300 km trekking route in Nepal, whose
centerpiece is the renowned 8,091 meter peak.
Annapurna Circuit - Photos
Gallery of images from this scenic Himalayan trek is augmented by commentary
from the traveler.
Describes the area's geography and travel facilities, and provides sample
itineraries for those wishing to tour its scenic splendor.
Assiniboine - Peakware
Canadian peak is acclaimed for its classic pyramidal shape. View a photo
and map, and read about the local geography, flora, and fauna.
Cho Oyu - Peakware
Check out the peak's vital stats, read about its location and reputation
among climbers, and view a photo.
Climbing History of K2
Read through this chronology of the attempts, both successful and unsuccessful,
to scale the world's second-highest peak.
Climbing on Aconcagua
Presents an account of a December, 1998 expedition to scale the highest
peak in the Western Hemisphere. Includes photos from the trip.
Dhaulagiri - Peakware
World's seventh-highest, this Himalayan giant is the tallest mountain
contained entirely within Nepal. View a photo and relief map.
Dom - Peakware
Switzerland's tallest is profiled here, with details on its elevation
and location, and an archive of climbers' comments.
Ed Viesturs and the 8K Quest
Follow the noted mountaineer's ascent of Mt Everest through text and audio
files. Listen to his thoughts on the deaths of fellow climbers.
Elbrus - Peakware
Europe's tallest, this Caucasian massif is a dormant volcano. View photos
and a relief map, and find out its vital stats.
Multimedia travelogue documenting a 1997 ascent of the Nepalese mountain.
Includes archived interviews, climber dispatches, audio and video.
Everest - Disasters
Discusses the mountain in the context of the lives it has cost, and considers
some of the causes of such alpine disasters.
Everest - Into Thin Air
Read Jon Krakauer's landmark article - later expanded to a book - of an
ill-fated 1996 expedition to Mt Everest.
Everest - Peakware
Vital stats on the mountain are accompanied by photos, a map, and comments
from climbers who've scaled its craggy heights.
Provides a guide to books about climbing the world's tallest peak, with
links to retailer for those wishing to buy.
Provides updates on weather and route conditions for those planning an
ascent of the mountain. Includes links to equipment retailers.
Everest, Mount - Encarta Online Encyclopedia
Discusses the mountain's geography and history, including attempts to
scale its slopes culminating in Hillary and Norgay's ascent in 1953.
GORP - Scaling the Mighty Mount Kilimanjaro
Chronicles the author's ascent of Africa's highest mountain, led by noted
guide Scott Fischer, who later perished on the slopes of Everest.
Harvard - Peakware
Colorado's prestigiously-named peak is the state's third-highest. Discover
key facts about the mountain, and read climbers' comments.
Introduces a planned expedition to scale Himalayan peaks at the turn of
the millennium. Contact leader Daniel Mazur via email about specifics.
Himalayas - Where Earth Meets Sky
Addresses many aspects of this magnificent mountain range. Includes info
about trekking, the environment and how the mountains were formed.
Howkins, Heidi - Back from K2 Alive
Profiles the female climber who attempted to climb K2 in dangerous circumstances.
Includes her thoughts on the allure of climbing.
Jirishanca - Peakware
Andean peak is appreciated among the aesthetically-minded for its pyramidal
shape. Learn the preferred routes, and find out its vital stats.
Jungfrau - Peakware
Renowned Alp has a railway leading to an 11,000 foot waystation. View
a photo, and find out its key features.
K2 - Encarta Online Encyclopedia
Profiles the world's second-highest peak, also known as Mount Godwin Austen.
Includes details on its elevation and location.
K2 - Peakware
Find out key facts about the mountain, read its climbing history, and
access photos, maps, and comments from mountaineers.
K2 - The
Company named for the mountain provides a nice account of its geography
and climbing history, along with links to related pages.
K2's Unclimbed North Ridge
Follow the progress of a 1996 ascent of the mountain's untested North
Ridge through a chronology of expedition reports.
Kangchenjunga - Peakware
Key facts about the mountain's elevation and location are augmented by
its climbing history and photos of its majestic slopes.
Katahdin - Peakware
Profiles Maine's loftiest peak, with details on its elevation and location,
along with climbers' accounts of their ascents.
Kilimanjaro - Peakware
Photos and a relief map of Africa's tallest peak are accompanied by its
vital stats and an archive of climbers' comments.
Lhotse - Peakware
Scroll through a list of the mountain's vital stats, and read about its
geography and climbing history.
Long' s Peak - Peakware
Most frequently climbed of the Colorado 14,000-footers, this mountain's
Diamond Face presents an impressive challenge to vertical adventurers.
Makalu - Peakware
Features a rundown of key facts about the mountain, a discussion of its
climbing history, and a photo of the snow-clad peak.
Manaslu - Peakware
Ranked eighth in height, this peak's name translates approximately as
"Mountain of the Spirit." Find out its key features, and view a relief
Massive - Peakware
Appropriately-named peak is the second-highest in Colorado. Examine its
vital stats, view a photo, and read climbers' comments.
Matterhorn - Peakware
Provides key facts about this distinctive peak, along with a gallery of
photos showing it at its most impressive.
Mauna Kea - Peakware
Notable for being one of the world's tallest island mountains, this peak
crowns the Hawaiian archipelago.
Mauna Loa - Peakware
Giant Hawaiian volcano's slopes extend beneath the sea. View photos of
its eruptions, discover its vital stats, and read climbers' comments.
McKinley (Denali) - Peakware
Known by both its English and native names, this is the highest peak in
North America. Find out its vital stats, and view a photo.
Mont Blanc - Peakware
Photos and a map of this famed European peak are accompanied by its vital
stats and details on its death toll, which tops 1000.
Mount Everest - The British Story
about the British on Mount Everest, from their first expedition to
their modern expeditions of today. Includes history, summiteers
list, facts and a gallery.
Mount Everest - The Movie
ABC News introduces David Breashears' IMAX film, and Jon Krakauer's "Into
Thin Air," both chronicling the tragedy of the 1996 climbing season.
Features a selection of striking images from this climber's mountaineering
experiences in Europe and North America.
MSN Encarta - K2
See a small picture of K2's summit and read a brief encyclopedia article
MSN Encarta - Kanchenjunga
Provides basic data about this Himalayan mountain which boasts the third
highest peak in the world.
MSN Encarta - Mount Everest
Quick peek at the mountain peak to end all mountain peaks. Read a profile
of the mighty mountain of the Himalayas.
Nanga Parbat - Peakware
Ninth-highest in the world, this peak is known as a particularly hazardous
climb, and has the death-toll to prove it.
Outside Magazine - 23 Peaks Expedition
Reports on climber Phil Buck's attempt to summit the highest peak in each
country of the Americas. Needless to say, some are tougher than others.
Peakware - Aconcagua
Lists the mountain's vital stats, discusses its geography, and provides
photos and a map. Includes comments from climbers.
Peakware - Highest Peaks Page
Guide to the world's tallest mountains is divided into categories including
"Unclimbed Peaks," "Highest Volcanoes," and the loftiest US summits.
Pike's Peak - Peakware
Presents a list of the mountain's key features, and discusses its geology
and the road to its summit. Includes comments from climbers.
Popocatepetl - Peakware
Noted volcano last erupted in 1947, and dominates the sky south of Mexico
City. Discover its vital stats, view a map, and read about routes.
Puncak Jaya - Peakware
Also known as the Carstensz Pyramid, this Indonesian peak ranks as the
tallest in Australia/Oceania. View a relief map, and find out key facts.
Rainier - Peakware
Photos of this impressive Washingtonian peak are accompanied by a list
of its vital stats, along with a relief map.
Make a vicarious ascent of Washington State's famous peak by reading expedition
reports and viewing photos.
Russell - Peakware
Neighbor to Mt. Whitney, this California peak is a popular climb. Peruse
key facts about its elevation and location.
Shasta - Peakware
Pride of Northern California, this imposing peak is a dormant volcano.
Its vital stats are accompanied by photos and a relief map
Tanzania Tourist Board
- Mt Kilimanjaro
Find out the best times to climb, read a concise description of the route,
and discover places to stay during the expedition.
The Mont Blanc Range
Mountaineers can find a range of information about, and photos of, the
mountains around Chamonix, France. In English and French.
Three Peaks 2000 Countdown Begins
Article reports on plans for South African climber Deshun Deysel to ascend
Mt Kenya in preparation for a Year 2000 climb.
Ushba - Peakware
Discover this Russian peak's key characteristics, including elevation,
latitude, and longitude, and read a concise description.
Vinson Massif - Peakware
Antarctica's loftiest, this peak was first climbed in 1966. Find out its
key characteristics, and read through climbers' comments.
Washington - Peakware
New Hampshire mountain's vital stats are augmented by photos, a relief
map, and details on its climbing conditions.
Whitney - Peakware
Tallest in the lower 48 states, this California peak clocks in at 4,418
meters. Discover its vital stats, and view photos and a relief map.
Why Everest? - National Geographic
Veteran climber David Breashears writes about the experience of climbing
Everest, and why he was drawn to the challenge.
Williamson - Peakware
Introduces California's second-highest peak, with details on its elevation
and geography. Includes descriptions of routes to the summit.
Wrangell - Peakware
Key statistics on this Alaskan volcano are combined with a relief map
and a description of its geology.
Climbing and Hiking - White
Avid climber shares details about his experiences around the country.
Read trip reports, including pictures, from California and other states.
Climbing expedition aiming to clean up the world's highest mountain. Includes
information about climbing ethics and online merchandise store.
Lukla - Trekking to Kala Patar
Site details trekking Nepal at Lukla, Goyko and Kala
Patar near Everest.
Mallory and Irvine Research Expedition
MountainZone.com chronicles this 1999 expedition to Mt. Everest in seeking
to answer definitively whether these two climbers summited in 1922
MHC Trailblazers - Trip Reports
Motorola Hiking Club offers its trip reports for the year. Read accounts
of adventures in Arizona and California. Read about the landscapes.
Mount Whitney Trip 1997
Ray Sterner shared stories and pictures from his climbing trip. See maps
of the area and a chronicle of each days events.
MountainZone.com - What Really Happened in the Thin Air
Other climbers respond to Jon Krakauer's "Into Thin Air," a controversial
account of the 1995 Mt. Everest disaster.
Mt. Shasta Wilderness Backcountry Report
Provides climbers with instant access to conditions such as avalanche
advisories and online weather reports. See photographs and resources.
Geographic.com - Why Everest?
Filmmaker and mountaineer David Breashears discusses the inspiration behind
his 1996 IMAX film "Everest."
NOVA Online - Alive on Everest
Follow the story of mountaineer and filmmaker David Breashear's 1997 expedition
up Mt. Everest. Includes interviews, dispatches, and photos.
Presents photos and descriptions of this climber's ascents of Mt Rainier
and Mt. Denali (also known as McKinley).
Wes Irish's Mt. Shasta Page
Climber offers background information about Mt. Shasta including location
and geology. See maps and pictures, and read trip reports.
Detailed trip report includes a day by day account and plenty of area
maps. Read about gear and equipment, see directions, and look at pictures.
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