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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 44 related to Annapurna: The First Conquest of an 8,000-Meter Peak.   

Conquistadors of the Useless: From the Alps to Annapurna

Lionel Terray, David Roberts, Geoffrey Sutton - Sports & Recreation - 2014 - 300 pages
'I have given my whole life to the mountains. Born at the foot of the Alps, I have been a ski champion, a professional guide, an amateur of the greatest climbs in the Alps and ...
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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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Beyond the Mountain

Steve House - Sports & Recreation - 2013 - 288 pages
What does it take to be one of the world's best high-altitude mountain climbers? A lot of fundraising; traveling in some of the world's most dangerous countries; enduring cold ...
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Free Spirit, Revised Edition: A Climber's Life

Reinhold Messner - Biography & Autobiography - 2014 - 288 pages
* A mountaineering classic re-released in the Legends and Lore series * Two new chapters In Free Spirit Reinhold Messner describes the forces and events that have shaped him as ...
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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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The Kangchenjunga Adventure: The 1930 Expedition to the Third Highest ...

Frank Smythe - Sports & Recreation - 2013 - 300 pages
We went to Kangchenjunga in response not to the dictates of science, but in obedience to that indefinable urge men call adventure.' In 1930, an expedition set out to climb the ...
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Sacred Summits

Peter Boardman, Sir Chris Bonington - Sports & Recreation - 2013 - 300 pages
Mountain tops have long been seen as sacred places, home to gods and dreams. In one climbing year Peter Boardman visited three very different sacred mountains. He began in the ...
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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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