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Sleeping on the Summits
  • Author : Jon Kedrowski
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-06-15

Roughly 750,000 people attempt to climb a Colorado Fourteener each year. Of those climbers, the majority start pre-dawn to avoid deadly afternoon thunderstorms. Now imagine doing just the opposite--climbing during the stormiest part of each day and then sleeping on every Fourteener summit, from sunset to sunrise, in 95 days. With striking

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Skiing and Sleeping on the Summits
  • Author : Jon Kedrowski
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-03-01

Skiing and Sleeping on the Summits: Cascade Volcanoes of the Pacific Northwest chronicles a project never done before. During the month of May, 2014, mountain geographer and author Dr. Jon Kedrowski skied off the summits of the twenty highest Cascade Volcanoes in thirty days, sleeping on the summits of half of

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Classic Colorado Hikes
  • Author : Jon Kedrowski
  • Publisher : Colorado Mountain Club
  • Release Date : 2022-05-15

A hiking guide for exploring the remote corners and high country of Colorado

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Elusive Summits
  • Author : Victor Saunders
  • Publisher : Vertebrate Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-03-14

Elusive Summits is the award winning first book by British mountaineer Victor Saunders, winner of the 1990 Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature. Documenting climbs in the 1980s, at a time when the greatest mountains in the greatest ranges had been climbed by numerous routes, collected like sets of stamps and

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Climbing the Seven Summits
  • Author : Mike Hamill
  • Publisher : The Mountaineers Books
  • Release Date : 2012-05-04

CLICK HERE to download the first 50 pages from Climbing the Seven Summits * First and only guidebook to climbing all Seven Summits * Full color with 125 photographs and 24 maps including a map for each summit route * Essential information on primary climbing routes and travel logistics for mountaineers, with historical and cultural anecdotes

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Tutira
  • Author : Herbert Guthrie-Smith
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1953

Read online Tutira written by Herbert Guthrie-Smith, published by which was released on 1953. Download full Tutira Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER • "A harrowing tale of the perils of high-altitude climbing, a story of bad luck and worse judgment and of heartbreaking heroism." —PEOPLE A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that

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Tasmanian Summits to Sleep On
  • Author : Kevin Doran
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011

Read online Tasmanian Summits to Sleep On written by Kevin Doran, published by which was released on 2011. Download full Tasmanian Summits to Sleep On Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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One Mountain Thousand Summits
  • Author : Freddie Wilkinson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2010-07-06

The account of one of the deadliest and most mysterious tragedies in mountaineering history-the 2008 K2 disaster. One Mountain Thousand Summits reveals the true story of the K2 tragedy that claimed the lives of eleven men. Based on his numerous trips to Nepal and in-depth interviews he conducted with the survivors,

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Summits and Secrets
  • Author : Kurt Diemberger
  • Publisher : Vertebrate Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-03-08

‘A book grows rather like a snow crystal. One doesn’t write it from start to finish but, in greater or less degree, all at the same time ... that is why my book is not in chronological order; for everything is of the present, held in the moment when thought

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Best Summit Hikes in Colorado
  • Author : James Dziezynski
  • Publisher : Wilderness Press
  • Release Date : 2012-08-07

Colorado has 53 14ers, more than 600 13ers, and hundreds of other peaks that can be reached without special equipment or expertise. Numerous guides dryly catalog these trails, but Best Summit Hikes in Colorado stands out from them all. Author James Dziezynski has meticulously selected 80+ of the state's absolute best peaks in

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7 Summits  A Nurse s Quest to Conquer Mountaineering and Life
  • Author : Patrick Hickey
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release Date : 2009-09-22

7 Summits: A Nurse's Quest to Conquer Mountaineering and Life tells the story of how hard work, persistence, a belief in oneself, and the support of family and friends can get one to the top of the world. This book is the story of Patrick Hickey’s journey as an insecure

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The Summit
  • Author : Eric Alexander
  • Publisher : New Leaf Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2010

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7 Summits
  • Author : Ed Buckingham
  • Publisher : Vertebrate Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-01-21

Most of us can watch an old episode of the holiday programme Wish You Were Here without it having the life-changing effect that it had on postman Edward Buckingham. For Ed, a young man from humble origins in Cornwall, the draw of Kilimanjaro and the high mountains of the world

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Sacred Summits
  • Author : Peter Boardman
  • Publisher : Vertebrate Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01

Mountaintops have long been seen as sacred places, home to gods and dreams. In one climbing year Peter Boardman visited three very different sacred mountains. He began on the South Face of the Carstensz Pyramid in New Guinea. This is the highest point between the Andes and the Himalaya, and

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