Our list of some of the best Everest books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.
- Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster (1999)
- Within Reach: My Everest Story (Nonfiction) (2000)
- The Contest (Everest, Book 1) (1) (2012)
- Doofus Dad Does Everest Base Camp: One of Planet Earth’s epic adventures told by a slightly-less-than-epic guy (2018)
- Everest: The West Ridge (1998)
- The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest (1999)
- Everest (2017)
- Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest (2012)
- Everest, the West Ridge (1968)
- Everest: Trekking Map and Complete Guide (Milestone Himalayan Series) 4th Edition 2017 — March 2017 (2012)
- Dark Summit: The True Story of Everest’s Most Controversial Season (2009)
- Everest: It’s Not About the Summit (2016)
- Everest Strong: Reaching New Heights with Chronic Illness (2017)
- The Top of the World: Climbing Mount Everest (2002)
- Everest Book Two: The Climb (2012)
A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that “suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down.” He was wrong.
In May 1996 the media scrambled to document the gripping story of sixteen-year-old ‘s expedition to Mount Everest. Not only was he the youngest climber ever to attempt the summit, he also witnessed the tragedy documented in ‘s , in which eight climbers perished in a sudden storm.
Four kids. One mountain.They come from all across America to be the youngest kid ever to climb Everest. But only one will reach the top first. The competition is fierce. The preparation is intense. The challenge is breathtaking. When the final four reach the higher peaks, disaster strikes-and all that separates the living from the dead is chance, bravery, and action.
Doofus Dad Does Everest Base Camp: One of Planet Earth’s epic adventures told by a slightly-less-than-epic guy (2018)
“Mark Johnson has a magical way of picking you up from your comfy reading chair and dropping you off in the heart of the cold and at times unforgiving Himalayas. I read the whole book in just a few quick sittings and constantly found myself laughing, biting my nails, and undeniably identifying with every ridiculous thing Mark found himself doing on his journey.
Everest: The West Ridge (1998)
Details the author and his partner Willi Unsoeld’s ascent of Everest’s West Ridge in 1963
Everest, the major motion picture from Universal Pictures, is set for wide release on September 18, 2015. Read The Climb, Anatoli Boukreev (portrayed by Ingvar Sigurðsson in the film) and G. Weston DeWalt’s compelling account of those fateful events on Everest.In May 1996 three expeditions attempted to climb Mount Everest on the Southeast Ridge route pioneered by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay in 1953. Crowded conditions slowed their progress.
From New York Times Bestselling Author, S.L. Scott, comes a that will have you on the edge of your seat and swooning over this new . Six foot three. Dynamic green eyes. Utterly irresistible. Ethan Everest stole my breath the first time I saw him. He romanced me with skill, dazzled me with his charisma, and proceeded to steal my heart right after.
The definitive story of the British adventurers who survived the trenches of World War I and went on to risk their lives climbing Mount Everest. On June 6, 1924, two men set out from a camp perched at 23,000 feet on an ice ledge just below the lip of Everest’s North Col. George Mallory, thirty-seven, was Britain’s finest climber.
Everest, the West Ridge (1968)
Paperback: 159 pages Publisher: Ballentine Books; Abridged edition (1968) Language: English ISBN-10: 1135396973 ISBN-13: 978-1135396978 ASIN: B0007DR7F6 Package Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.4 x 0.3 inches Shipping Weight: 8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars 5 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,647,751 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #1379 in General India Travel Guides #218 in General Nepal Travel Guides #2980 in Mountain Climbing Would you l…
Everest: Trekking Map and Complete Guide (Milestone Himalayan Series) 4th Edition 2017 — March 2017 (2012)
Comprehensive, illustrated guidebook for treks in the Everest region of Nepal that comes with a detailed, easy-to-read foldout trekking map and a DVD with a 105 min. documentary on the treks.
On May 15, 2006, a young British climber named David Sharp lay dying near the top of Mount Everest while forty other climbers walked past him on their way to the summit. A week later, Lincoln Hall, a seasoned Australian climber, was left for dead near the same spot. Hall’s death was reported around the world, but the next day he was found alive after spending the night on the upper mountain with no food and no shelter.
Truly Inspirational! Epic! One of the Best! Amazing Read! This Everest Book Tops them All! Everest: It’s not about the summit is a remarkable account of a lifelong goal altered in tragic circumstances two years running by the two worst disasters in Mount Everest’s history. Throughout it all Ellis Stewart shows a sense of humility and compassion sharing a heartfelt and emotional twenty year journey.
From the time Rob Besecker was a little boy, he was strong. The youngest child in a dysfunctional family, he threw himself into sports at an early age–and found he excelled at them. Athletics became his world, and by his junior year, his mailbox was stuffed with scholarship offers from university football programs from across the US.
In this stunning picture book, Steve Jenkins takes us to Mount Everest – exploring its history, geography, climate, and culture. This unique book takes readers on the ultimate adventure of climbing the great mountain. Travel along and learn what to pack for such a trek and the hardships one may suffer on the way to the top.
Everest Book Two: The Climb (2012)
As Tilt, Dominic, Sammi, and Perry ready themselves to ascend Everest, they must deal with altitude sickness, an unknown person’s messages to the tabloids about their expedition, and a troubled rescue attempt.
Best Everest Books You Should Read
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Keats and Shelley: Winds of Light
Author(s): Kelvin Everest
ID: 3195533, Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2022, Size: 1 Mb, Format: pdf
Beginning T-SQL: A Step-by-Step Approach
Author(s): Kathi Kellenberger, Lee Everest
ID: 2873250, Publisher: APRESS, Year: 2021, Size: 21 Mb, Format: pdf
The Third Pole: Mystery, Obsession, and Death on Mount Everest
Author(s): Mark Synnott
ID: 2956602, Publisher: Dutton, Year: 2021, Size: 35 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly record-breakers according to Los Angeles Times, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.