Paper 2 ENG - Paper 2 FD Kyle Bouffard Commercial climbing...

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Paper 2 FD Kyle Bouffard Commercial climbing is not a very ethical practice. It is not ethical to bring people into almost certain death just to make some cash. Most of these people they bring up Everest have no climbing experience, just a lot of money. It is disrespectful to famous climbers like Hillary that climb the mountain with minimal equipment, and who prized the mountain as a very hard climb for great climbers and all of that was for nothing with the commercial climbing coming into the picture. People like Rob Hall and Scott Fischer fight to bring people to the top of Everest, yet all these people they are fighting to bring to the mountain are inexperienced, rich people who, without the guide of Hall and Fischer would certainly die. “I suspected that each of my teammates hoped as fervently as I that Hall had been careful to weed out clients of dubious ability, and would have the means to protect each of us from one another's shortcomings.”(p.40) Krakauer shows us in this quote that
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