Sports & Recreation - Mountaineering

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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of ...

Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air is a riveting first-hand account of a catastrophic expedition up Mount Everest. In March 1996, Outside magazine sent veteran journalist and seasoned climber Jon Krakauer on an expedition led by celebrated Everest guide R...

Published: Oct 1999

Denali's Howl: The Deadliest Climbing...

Andy Hall

In the summer of 1967, twelve young men ascended Alaska's Mount McKinley—known to the locals as Denali. Engulfed by a once-in-alifetime blizzard, only five made it back down. Andy Hall, a journalist and son of the park superintende...

Published: Apr 2015

After the Wind: Tragedy on Everest - ...

Lou Kasischke

New deluxe paperback edition with Book Group Questions and a Q&A with the Author.Near the top of Mount Everest, on 10 May 1996, eight climbers died. It was the worst tragedy in the mountain's history. Lou Kasischke was there. After ...

Published: Oct 2015

Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary ...

Peter Zuckerman

"Gripping, intense. . . . Buried in the Sky will satisfy anyone who loved [Into Thin Air]."—Kate Tuttle, Boston GlobeWhen Edmund Hillary first conquered Mt. Everest, Sherpa Tenzing Norgay was at his side. Indeed, for as lo...

Published: Jun 2013
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