Himalayas

order:
Vikram Seth's "From Heaven Lake"
8
China

Vikram Seth

Is this just an epic journey through China, or does this writer also have mad skills?

Reinhold Messner's "Everest Solo"
8
China

Reinhold Messner

Did the best mountaineer ever write the best book about mountaineering ever?

Sven Hedin's "In The Heart Of Asia"
6.3
China

Sven Hedin

Are we looking at a career-obsessed explorer or at a blueprint for Indiana Jones?

7.5
Himalayas

Jon Krakauer

Do we really care whose fault it was, or can we just accept that mountains are deadly sometimes?