The Will to Climb: Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna--the World's Most Deadly Peak

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Crown Publishers, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 281 pages
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A seasoned mountain climber describes his harrowing attempt to climb the Himalayas' Annapurna, the statistically most deadly peak in the world. By the best-selling author of K2.
 

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Review: The Will to Climb: Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna--the World's Deadliest Peak

User Review  - allimo - Goodreads

Surprisingly, less of this was rehashing the same stories from "No Shortcuts" than I expected. As always, I really appreciated the accounts of historical climbs and the death and danger encountered by the brave souls attempting such a deadly mountain. Read full review

Review: The Will to Climb: Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna--the World's Deadliest Peak

User Review  - Stefan Martiyan - Goodreads

A really good book. It chronicles an extensive climbing history of Annapurna, it's most famous ascenders and their fates (on or after the mountain), and the book also delves into Ed's own struggles ... Read full review

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Ed Viesturs is the first and only American to ascend all fourteen of the world's 8,000-meter peaks without supplemental oxygen. In addition to his collaborations with Ed Viesturs, David Roberts is the author of more than twenty books, including Finding Everett Ruess.

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