Dead Mountain

Dead Mountain
Publisher Chronicle Books
Release Date
Category History
Total Pages 288
ISBN 9781452129563
Rating 4/5 from 18 reviews
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A New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller – What happened that night on Dead Mountain? The mystery of Dead Mountain: In February 1959, a group of nine experienced hikers in the Russian Ural Mountains died mysteriously on an elevation known as Dead Mountain. Eerie aspects of the incident—unexplained violent injuries, signs that they cut open and fled the tent without proper clothing or shoes, a strange final photograph taken by one of the hikers, and elevated levels of radiation found on some of their clothes—have led to decades of speculation over what really happened. As gripping and bizarre as Hunt for the Skin Walker: This New York Times bestseller, Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident, is a gripping work of literary nonfiction that delves into the mystery of Dead Mountain through unprecedented access to the hikers' own journals and photographs, rarely seen government records, dozens of interviews, and the author's retracing of the hikers' fateful journey in the Russian winter. You'll love this real-life tale: Dead Mountain is a fascinating portrait of young adventurers in the Soviet era, and a skillful interweaving of the hikers' narrative, the investigators' efforts, and the author's investigations. Here for the first time is the real story of what happened that night on Dead Mountain.

Dead Mountain
  • Author : Donnie Eichar
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2013-10-22

A New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller – What happened that night on Dead Mountain? The mystery of Dead Mountain: In February 1959, a group of nine experienced hikers in the Russian Ural Mountains died mysteriously on an elevation known as Dead Mountain. Eerie aspects of the incident—unexplained violent

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Mountain of the Dead
  • Author : Keith McCloskey
  • Publisher : The History Press
  • Release Date : 2013-07-01

The Dyatlov Pass incident resulted in nine unsolved, mysterious deaths; Keith McCloskey attempts to decipher the bizzare events that led up to that night and the subsequent aftermathIn January 1959, 10 experienced young skiers set out to travel to a mountain named Mount Otorten in the far north of Russia. Otorten translates

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Into Thin Air
  • Author : Jon Krakauer
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 1998-11-12

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  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release Date : 2020-03-17

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  • Author : David Schachne
  • Publisher : Relevant Corporation LLC
  • Release Date : 2013-09-05

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  • Publisher : Booktango
  • Release Date : 2012-11-04

In a small wooded lot a busy woman stumbles upon a strange doll the neighbors possibly left. She attempts to reveal who brought the toy to her home, but she uncovers no real leads. Then when a letter turns up asking her to give the doll away as soon as

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  • Author : Lynne Farr
  • Publisher : Lynne Farr
  • Release Date : 2008-04-09

OFF THE GRID WITHOUT A PADDLE is the true story of two greenhorns, escapees from the gritty City Of Los Angeles, who buy a home off the grid in a tropical mountain rainforest in rural Hawaii, with fantasies of utopia and dreams of self-sufficiency, but no real idea of what

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Tree Book
  • Author : British Columbia. Ministry of Forests,Roberta Parish,Sandra Thomson,Canada-British Columbia Partnership Agreement on Forest Resource Development: FRDA II.,Canadian Forest Service
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1994

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  • Author : Edith Brown Kirkwood
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-11-27

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-04-23

Who among us hasn't treasured memories of yesteryear told to us by our 'elders'? Aleta Miller has gathered vignettes and woven them into a tapestry of life in a Sierra Gold Rush mining town exotically named Port Wine (near Whiskey Diggins and Poker Flat). She has captured the essence of

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Mountain of the Dead
  • Author : Jeremy Bates
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-03-18

THE GREATEST UNSOLVED MYSTERY OF THE 20TH CENTURY Fact: During the night of February 1, 1959, in the remote reaches of Siberia, nine Russian hikers slash open their tent from the inside and flee into a blizzard in subpolar temperatures. Fact: By morning all are dead, several having suffered gruesome, violent deaths.

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Called Away by a Mountain Spirit
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  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2014-06-02

This book details the accounts of three expeditions into the interior of Virachey National Park in Ratanakiri Province of Northeastern Cambodia, as well as an excursion into the forests of Mondulkiri Province. The author and his Khmer-Lao and indigenous guides penetrate the remote canyons near the Laos border, a lost

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-10-06

Wit, wisdom, and willfulness abound on page after page of this vibrant anthology with illustrations by Ellen Surrey and an introduction by Gloria Fowler. Featuring an unparalleled collection of real-life heroines of the art, design, and fashion industries, MID-CENTURY MODERN WOMEN IN THE VISUAL ARTS is a celebration of some

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Bloody Lane
  • Author : Martin E Lee,Fleury C Matthew
  • Publisher : Imagination and the Human Spirit
  • Release Date : 2015-11-15

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012-08-01

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