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Eiger Dreams

Ventures Among Men and Mountains

In this collection, Krakauer writes of mountains from the memorable perspective of one who has himself struggled with solo madness to scale Alaska's notorious Devil's Thumb.

       
ISBN: 978-1-59921-610-2 Pub Date: 02/10/2009 Price: $14.95  
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The Eiger Obsession

Facing the Mountain That Killed My Father

“When the author was nine years old, his father, an experienced climber, tackled one of the world's most treacherous mountains, the Eiger, in the Swiss Alps. It was the first attempt to reach the summit via the "direct" rou...

       
ISBN: 978-1-59921-500-6 Pub Date: 05/19/2009 Price: $16.95  
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In the Shadow of Denali

Life and Death on Alaska's Mt. McKinley

Jonathan Waterman paints a startlingly intimate portrait of the white leviathan and brings to vivid life men and women whose fates have entwined on its sheer icy peak.

       
ISBN: 978-1-59921-794-9 Pub Date: 12/08/2009 Price: $16.95  
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K2, The Savage Mountain

The Classic True Story of Disaster and Survival on the World's Second-Highest Mountain

The 1953 American expedition to the second highest peak in the world.

       
ISBN: 978-1-59921-608-9 Pub Date: 12/16/2008 Price: $16.95  
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The Last Climb

Alaskan First Ascents And Near Disasters

In 1978, a pair of climber--Jack Roberts and Simon McCartney--made the first ascent of the North Face of Mount Huntington in a ten-day push with only five days of supplies. Two years later, they teamed up again to make the first ...

       
ISBN: 978-1-4930-0763-9 Pub Date: 07/01/2015 Price: $24.95  
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