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Climb: Stories Of Survival From Rock,Snow and Ice

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CLIMB: STORIES OF SURVIVAL FROM ROCK, SNOW AND ICE offers the world's best writing about mountaineering in all its forms - from the rigours and risks of high altitude climbing on Everest to the challenges of scaling E1 Captain's 3, 000 vertical feet. Like it's predecessors in the Adrenaline series, CLIMB examines its subject though the eyes of gifted writers with great stories to tell. Many of the selections in CLIMB are about danger and its consequences In it you can read about The three fatal mountaineering accidents David Roberts witnessed before he had turned 22 A crevasse fall that has haunted Jim Wickwire for 18 years The confusion and drama of an attempt to rescue climbers on the Grand Teton in a story by pete Sinclair These stories reveal climbing's allure as well as its terrible risks. Legendary Yosemite veteran John Long recalls the joys of climbing the world's hardest rock routes in the company of friends whose boldness scares even him. Scotsmen Hamish MacInnes, Tom Patey and Andrew Greig aal feature, too in stories from the Eiger's dreaded North face, Mustagh Tower in the Karakoram and the Alps.
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CLIMB: STORIES OF SURVIVAL FROM ROCK, SNOW AND ICE offers the world's best writing about mountaineering in all its forms - from the rigours and risks of high altitude climbing on Everest to the challenges of scaling E1 Captain's 3, 000 vertical feet. Like it's predecessors in the Adrenaline series, CLIMB examines its subject though the eyes of gifted writers with great stories to tell. Many of the selections in CLIMB are about danger and its consequences In it you can read about The three fatal mountaineering accidents David Roberts witnessed before he had turned 22 A crevasse fall that has haunted Jim Wickwire for 18 years The confusion and drama of an attempt to rescue climbers on the Grand Teton in a story by pete Sinclair These stories reveal climbing's allure as well as its terrible risks. Legendary Yosemite veteran John Long recalls the joys of climbing the world's hardest rock routes in the company of friends whose boldness scares even him. Scotsmen Hamish MacInnes, Tom Patey and Andrew Greig aal feature, too in stories from the Eiger's dreaded North face, Mustagh Tower in the Karakoram and the Alps.

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Author Clint Willis
Publisher Mainstream Publishing
Place London
Year 2001
ISBN 9781840184020
Binding Paperback
Condition Good

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