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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Annapurna: The First Conquest of an 8,000-Meter Peak.    

True Summit: What Really Happened on the Legendary Ascent on Annapurna

David Roberts - Sports & Recreation - 2013 - 240 pages
In a startling look at the classic Annapurna -- the most famous book about mountaineering -- David Roberts discloses what really happened on the legendary expedition to the ...
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Near Death in the Mountains: True Stories of Disaster and Survival

Cecil Kuhne - Travel - 2011 - 512 pages
“He wrapped the rope around his body, got ready to rappel and leaned back. Standing about five feet from him, I heard a sharp scraping, Suddenly Ed was flying. I could see him ...
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Glorious Failures

Literary Collections - 2001 - 236 pages
Glorious Failures, Volume 1 is an engaging collection of the most famous and infamous almost-summits. Each of these early attempts often rival the first successful ascent in ...
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The Will to Climb: Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna ...

Ed Viesturs, David Roberts - Sports & Recreation - 2011 - 304 pages
The bestselling author of The Mountain and No Shortcuts to the Top chronicles his three attempts to climb the world's tenth-highest and statistically deadliest peak while ...
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Nanda Devi: The Tragic Expedition

John Roskelley - Sports & Recreation - 2000 - 236 pages
In 1976, John Roskelley joined an expedition to climb Nanda Devi, a 26,645-foot peak in India's remote northwest frontier. What unfolded during this climb was a story of strong ...
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The Shisha Pangma: The Alpine-style First Ascent of the South-west Face

Doug Scott, Alex MacIntyre - Sports & Recreation - 2000 - 321 pages
Now in paperback comes a lively adventure narrative of the first ascent of the southwest face of Shishapangma--a classic which captures details from the historical to the ...
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Moments of Doubt and Other Mountaineering Writings

David Roberts - Sports & Recreation - 1986 - 237 pages
Moments of Doubt is a collection of 20 essays and articles on mountaineering and adventure by David Roberts, selected from the published works of two decades. It showcases one ...
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Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate

Reinhold Messner - Sports & Recreation - 1999 - 276 pages
Messner's account of his first ascent on Everest, made without supplemental oxygen, and considered to be an impossible feat at the time.
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