High: Stories of Survival from Everest and K2 by Clint Willis

High: Stories of Survival from Everest and K2

by Clint Willis

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In this pioneering anthology, Clint Willis presents 75 years of great writing on the fabled pinnacles, Mount Everest and K2. Here are stories of two British expeditions to Everest in the 1920s; an essay on the 1939 K2. attempt that claimed four climbers' lives; a firsthand account by the Sherpa who accompanied Edmund Hillary to the summit of Everest in 1953; 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 everywhere.

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Weight: 1.12 lbs

ISBN-10: 1560252006

ISBN-13: 9781560252009

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