Glorious Failures

Glorious Failures

by Mountaineers Books Staff
     
 

Glorious Failures is an engaging collection of the most famous and infamous almost-summits. Each account is about an expedition that failed to reach the summit, the top of a new route or the right summit. The most memorable expeditions, the greatest heroism, the greatest exhibitions of human failings, the greatest leaps of faith that climber-kinds have beenSee more details below

Overview

Glorious Failures is an engaging collection of the most famous and infamous almost-summits. Each account is about an expedition that failed to reach the summit, the top of a new route or the right summit. The most memorable expeditions, the greatest heroism, the greatest exhibitions of human failings, the greatest leaps of faith that climber-kinds have been associated with. Each of these early attempts often rival the first successful ascent in fame and notoriety.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898868258
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Series:
Anthology Series
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.89(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.73(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >