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Title:High: Stories of Survival from Everest and K2
Price:AUD$12.00 (about USD$8.10)
Item ID:LB00-251096
Publisher:Lansdowne, Australia, 1999
Binding:Trade Paperback
Condition:Very Good
Lansdowne, 1999, Trade Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good

In this pioneering anthology, Clint Willis presents 75 years of great writing -- from Neil O'Dell to Jon Krakauer -- on the fabled peaks. Here are stories of two British expeditions to Everest in the 1920s; a piece on the 1939 K2 attempt that claimed four climbers' lives; a firsthand account by the Sherpa who reached the summit of Everest in 1953 with Edmund Hillary; the story of the first successful American assault on K2 in 1978; a British photographer's view of the calamitous 1996 storm on Everest; and many more -- a cornucopia of mountaineering thrills for adventurous readers. 321 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Sport::Climbing & Mountaineering; Mountaineering; Travel::Adventure. ISBN: 1863026738. ISBN/EAN: 9781863026734. Inventory No: 251096.
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