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After the wind : 1996 Everest tragedy : one survivor's story / Lou Kasischke ; illustrations by Jane Cardinal.

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Erlanger Branch 796.522092 K13 2014 (Text) 33126019455702 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781940877006
  • ISBN: 1940877008
  • Physical Description: xv, 310 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Harbor Springs, Michigan : Good Hart Publishing, [2014]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Note to reader -- Dilemma at noon -- Ritual -- Story I can tell -- Last supper -- Katmandu and 1995 -- Into the Khumbu -- Base camp: 17,500 feet -- Leadership team -- Big picture -- Khumbu icefall -- Same day decision -- Sandy back home: May 4 -- Before first light -- Lhotse face -- Suffering -- Slow death -- South Col -- Decisions at high camp -- Above the South Col -- Balcony -- Up the ridge -- I can do this -- After the wind -- Burning daylight -- Out of time -- One hour later -- Crossing paths and into the clouds -- Sandy back home: May 10 -- Blinded by light -- Down into darkness -- Some are dead: most are missing -- End of day: May 11 -- My deepest darkness -- Roar of rage -- Dead guy is still alive -- Blinded by tears -- Sandy back home: May 13 -- Evening and the mourning -- Hedge -- On my way back home -- Back home: May 18 -- Last climb -- Mountaineering experiences -- About the author.
Summary, etc.:
Overview: Near the top of Mount Everest, on 10 May 1996, eight climbers died. It was the worst tragedy in the mountain's history. Lou Kasischke was there. Now he tells the harrowing story of what went wrong, as it has never been told before - including why the climbers were desperately late and out of time. His personal story, captured in the title AFTER THE WIND, tells about the intense moments near the top. These moments also revealed the love story that saved his life.
Subject: Kasischke, Louis W.
Adventure Consultants. Guided Expedition (1996 : Mount Everest)
Mountain Madness (Firm). Everest Expedition (1996)
Mountaineering accidents > Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
Mountaineering expeditions > Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)

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