Anatoli Boukreev

Anatoli Boukreev

was a Kazakhstani (USSR/Kazakhstan) climber who made ascents of seven of the 8,000 metre peaks without supplemental oxygen
I respect Everest very much.More Anatoli Boukreev quotes [07/11/2011 10:07:03]
What we can do now is contribute to a clearer understanding of what happened that day on Everest in the hope that the lessons to be learned will reduce the risk for others who, like us, take on the challenge of the mountains.More Anatoli Boukreev quotes [07/11/2011 10:07:22]
I travel to Jakarta, I see what an important country it is. I've been working with them for a year.More Anatoli Boukreev quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I said to Scott that the ascent seemed to be going slowly and that I was concerned descending climbers could possibly run out of oxygen before their return to camp IV.More Anatoli Boukreev quotes [07/11/2011 10:07:48]
Big mountains are a completely different world: snow, ice, rocks, sky, and thin air. You cannot conquer them, only rise to their height for a short time; and for that they demand a great deal. The struggle is not with the enemy, or a competitor like in sports, but with yourself, with the feelings of weakness and inadequacy. That struggle appeals to me. It is why I became a mountaineer.More Anatoli Boukreev quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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