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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 35 related to Annapurna: The First Conquest of an 8,000-Meter Peak.   

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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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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Courage and Misfortune

Mountaineers Books (Firm) - Literary Collections - 2001 - 254 pages
The Mountaineers Books publishes the best in climbing literature, boasting a list of books chronicling the greatest climbing adventures ever pursued. Courage & Misfortune ...
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Peter Potterfield, Tom Hornbein - Sports & Recreation - 2003 - 258 pages
Everest, The Mountaineers Anthology Series, Volume 4 contains extraordinary insights into the early attempts, successes, disasters, and noteworthy moments including accounts ...
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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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The Wildest Dream: The Biography of George Mallory

Peter Gillman, Leni Gillman - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 240 pages
A biography of the British mountaineer George Mallory whose death near the summit of Everest in 1924 has become legendary.
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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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The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest

Anatoli Boukreev, G. Weston DeWalt - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 416 pages
Relates the gripping true story of what happened when a climbing expedition to Mount Everest was overcome by snow, wind, and lack of oxygen
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