Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains
This title describes mountaineering and its attendant victories and hardships. This book presents an unusual fraternity of daredevils, athletes, and misfits stretching the limits of the possible - from the paranoid confines of a snowbound tent, to the thunderous, suffocating terror of a white-out on Mount McKinley.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - melydia - LibraryThing
To start with, I am not a mountain climber and have zero interest in becoming one. So when I tell you that I was enthralled by these articles on mountaineering, it's not because of any innate interest ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - co_coyote - LibraryThing
Although published rather recently (2009), this book has the feel of a book written long before that. And, indeed, it turns out to be a collection of magazine articles Krakauer has written over a 15 ... Read full review