The Greatest Climbing Stories Ever Told

The Greatest Climbing Stories Ever Told

by Bill Gutman (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585746149
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/01/2003
Series: Greatest
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.23(w) x 9.36(h) x 1.04(d)

About the Author

BILL GUTMAN has written more than 200 books, many in the sports field. Among his most recent projects are WON FOR ALL, the story of the New England Patriots Super Bowl season of 2001, and BEING EXTREME, a study of people who pursue high-risk, adventure sports, including those who go into the mountains. He lives in Dover Plains, New York.

Table of Contents

Introductionvii
We Could Not Give Up1
Of Advantage to My Sex11
Ghosts of Everest21
Camp Six: An Account of the 1933 Everest Expedition35
The K2 Mystery51
from Annapurna69
K2 The Savage Mountain89
In the Shadow of Denali109
Stories Off the Wall125
The Other Side of Everest141
Eiger Dreams169
Doctor on Everest181
Avalanche199
Blind Corners205
The Kid Who Climbed Everest223
Women on High237
Does a Woman Have to Be One of the Boys to Excel in Climbing?249
The Mutant and the Boy Scout Battle at 20,000 Feet255
Queen of All She Surveys269
The Fight285

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