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High: Stories of Survival from Everest and K2 | [Matt Dickinson, Jim Haberl, Chris Bonington]

High: Stories of Survival from Everest and K2

Everest and K2 are among the Earth's most dangerous places, yet the world's best climbers can't stay away from them. This audio program offers a unique perspective on climbing these two peaks, from early exploration disasters, to the modern tragedies. You'll hear writing from Matt Dickinson, Chirs Bonington, David Roberts, and others whose stories remind us, in vivid accounts, why Everest and K2 are so feared yet so irresistable to climbers.
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Everest and K2 are among the Earth's most dangerous places, yet the world's best climbers can't stay away from them. This audio program offers a unique perspective on climbing these two peaks, from early exploration disasters, to the modern tragedies. You'll hear writing from Matt Dickinson, Chirs Bonington, David Roberts, and others whose stories remind us, in vivid accounts, why Everest and K2 are so feared yet so irresistable to climbers.

Compilation and Introductions ©1999 Clint Willis; (P)2000 Listen & Live Audio, Inc.

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"This is a superb collection of some of the best mountain and adventure writing of the century." (Michael Kennedy, Editor, Climbing Magazine)

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    Huldren 04-06-15
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    Really great stories for anyone fascinated by mountaineering. The stories were all taken from different sources; some are chapters in books, others were articles in magazines. All of them, however, are engulfing and well-written, and well-performed.

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