John Krakeur's Climbing To The Air

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Jon Krakeuer never thought he’d climb to the top of Mount Everest. He gave up mountain climbing several years before but this was an opportunity of a lifetime and that had changed his life ever since. Although he was only supposed to stay at base camp to write for “Outside Magazine”, the thought of actually climbing to the top would be one of the greatest achievements he’s ever achieved and he wanted to challenge himself against this almighty mountain. He never envisioned himself making that final step to the top and being recognized as one of the greats who has conquered this 29,028 ft mountain, would just be mind-blowing.

Jon Krakeur’s purpose of telling the story of his Mt. Everest climb, was to educate readers the obstacles/challenges
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