Jon Krakauer’s book Into Thin Air has had a big effect on co-founder of Hong Kong craft beer brand Double Haven and Dragon Water alcoholic seltzer,Scott Powrie. Photo: Scott Powrie
Jon Krakauer’s book Into Thin Air has had a big effect on co-founder of Hong Kong craft beer brand Double Haven and Dragon Water alcoholic seltzer,Scott Powrie. Photo: Scott Powrie

How Everest disaster book Into Thin Air inspired craft beer maker Scott Powrie to push himself and climb a Himalayan peak

  • Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer tells the story of the 1996 Mount Everest disaster, in which eight people died during a storm
  • Hong Kong-based Scott Powrie was so inspired after reading it, he climbed the 8,000-metre Broad Peak in Pakistan

Topic |   Books and literature
Jon Krakauer’s book Into Thin Air has had a big effect on co-founder of Hong Kong craft beer brand Double Haven and Dragon Water alcoholic seltzer,Scott Powrie. Photo: Scott Powrie
Jon Krakauer’s book Into Thin Air has had a big effect on co-founder of Hong Kong craft beer brand Double Haven and Dragon Water alcoholic seltzer,Scott Powrie. Photo: Scott Powrie
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