Update from Jon Krakauer: Andy Harris on the summit of Mt. Everest May 10 1996 at 1:15 PM shortly before everything went bad. We had no idea that those fluffy white clouds in the background were the crowns of huge cumulonimbus clouds boiling upwards to engulf us in a storm of extraordinary violence. Andy a guide employed by Rob Hall started down just after I took this photo but 3 hours later he got a desperate radio call from Rob asking him to climb back up with a bottle of oxygen for a…

Update from Jon Krakauer: Andy Harris on the summit of Mt. Everest May 10 1996 at 1:15 PM shortly before everything went bad. We had no idea that those fluffy white clouds in the background were the crowns of huge cumulonimbus clouds boiling upwards to engulf us in a storm of extraordinary violence. Andy a guide employed by Rob Hall started down just after I took this photo but 3 hours later he got a desperate radio call from Rob asking him to climb back up with a bottle of oxygen for a…

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Rob Hall. Ontroerend! Laatste woorden door zijn telefoon tegen zijn vrouw Jan, vanaf de plek op de Mount Everest, waar hij kort daarna stierf.

Rob Hall. Ontroerend! Laatste woorden door zijn telefoon tegen zijn vrouw Jan, vanaf de plek op de Mount Everest, waar hij kort daarna stierf.

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Rob Hall, Scott Fischer, Anatoli Boukreev, and Jon Krakauer - Into Thin Air Illustrated Edition (Jon Krakauer) book This Day in History: May 10, 1996: Death on Mount Everest http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Rob Hall, Scott Fischer, Anatoli Boukreev, and Jon Krakauer - Into Thin Air Illustrated Edition (Jon Krakauer) book This Day in History: May 10, 1996: Death on Mount Everest http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

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Rob Hall Near Everest South Summit With Makalu Behind 1995. He died near the South summit in the fatal 1996 storm.:

Rob Hall Near Everest South Summit With Makalu Behind 1995. He died near the South summit in the fatal 1996 storm.:

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Rob Hall Near Everest South Summit With Makalu Behind 1995. He died near the South summit in the fatal 1996 storm.

Rob Hall Near Everest South Summit With Makalu Behind 1995. He died near the South summit in the fatal 1996 storm.

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Rob Hall and Jan Arnold Widow of Everest guide Rob Hall asks for body to be left on mountain

Rob Hall and Jan Arnold Widow of Everest guide Rob Hall asks for body to be left on mountain

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In 1996, Jon Krakauer went to Everest for Outside magazine to report on how commercial expeditions were changing the mountain. He got a far bigger story: on the day he reached the summit, a number of mountain guides (including New Zealander Rob Hall, pictured) and their wealthy clients were caught in a storm and eight died. This Day in History: May 10, 1996: Death on Mount Everest http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

In 1996, Jon Krakauer went to Everest for Outside magazine to report on how commercial expeditions were changing the mountain. He got a far bigger story: on the day he reached the summit, a number of mountain guides (including New Zealander Rob Hall, pictured) and their wealthy clients were caught in a storm and eight died. This Day in History: May 10, 1996: Death on Mount Everest http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

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