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The Will to Climb: Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna ...

Ed Viesturs, David Roberts - Sports & Recreation - 2011 - 304 pages
The bestselling author of The Mountain and No Shortcuts to the Top chronicles his three attempts to climb the world's tenth-highest and statistically deadliest peak while ...
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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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Flame Of Adventure

Simon Yates - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 256 pages
Simon Yates, author of Against the Wall, takes us back to his early years as a climber - the escapades and excitement of a young life lived on the edge and for the moment, when ...
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Nanda Devi: The Tragic Expedition

John Roskelley - Sports & Recreation - 2000 - 236 pages
In 1976, John Roskelley joined an expedition to climb Nanda Devi, a 26,645-foot peak in India's remote northwest frontier. What unfolded during this climb was a story of strong ...
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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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Conquistadors of the Useless

Lionel Terray - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 372 pages
"If my library was to somehow catch fire and I could only save one book, the long out of print Conquistadors of the Useless, by Lionel Terray, would be it." -- Explore magazine ...
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Kieran Kelly - Acrophobia - 2008 - 286 pages
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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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