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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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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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Ascent of Everest

John Hunt - Sports & Recreation - 2013 - 320 pages
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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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No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks

Ed Viesturs, David Roberts - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 368 pages
This gripping and triumphant memoir from the author of The Mountain follows a living legend of extreme mountaineering as he makes his assault on history, one 8,000-meter summit ...
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Glorious Failures

Mountaineers Books (Firm) - 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 Mammoth Book of On The Edge

Jon E. Lewis - History - 2012 - 160 pages
No one sees clearer than an individual whose life is hanging by the finger tips on the edge of an abyss. Probing the furthest reaches of human daring and endurance, here are 28 ...
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The Stettner Way: The Life and Climbs of Joe and Paul Stettner

John D. Gorby, Jack Gorby - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 207 pages
Joe and Paul Stettner have been called the first truesport climbers in America; contemporary and fellow legendPaul Petzoldt called them "the human flies" for theirbold and ...
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Fragile Edge: A Personal Portrait of Loss on Everest

Maria Coffey - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 190 pages
Nobody has written more eloquently about the human side of high-altitude mountaineering than Maria Coffey in Fragile Edge. This is a powerful story about loss and the loved ...
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