Disaster in the Mountains!: Colby Coombs' Story of Survival
"Imagine surviving an avalanche and a 1,000-foot fall down a mountain. Then imagine hiking for five days down the mountain with a broken neck. Impossible? Nor for Colby Coombs. Learn about his life-changing experience and how he used his wits and skills to survive it."
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