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Anker, Conrad

Overview
Works: 31 works in 68 publications in 6 languages and 2,309 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Documentary television programs 
Classifications: F868.S5, 917.944
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Most widely held works by Conrad Anker
The wildest dream ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Mallory was obsessed with becoming the first person to conquer the untouched Mount Everest. He was last seen 800 feet below the summit in 1924, before the clouds rolled in and he disappeared into legend. His death stunned the world. Seventy years later, climber Conrad Anker's life became intertwined with Mallory's, finding his frozen body with all his belongings intact. The only thing missing was a photograph of his wife, Ruth, which Mallory had promised to place on the summit
The call of Everest : the history, science, and future of the world's tallest peak by Conrad Anker ( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gripping and sumptuous, this is the definitive book on the history, mystique, and science of Mount Everest, including how climate change is impacting the world's tallest mountain. -- From the Hardcover edition
The lost explorer : finding Mallory on Mount Everest by Conrad Anker ( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the disappearance of George Leigh Mallory and Andrew Irvine on Mount Everest in 1924 and the recent discovery of Mallory's remains
Vermist op de Mount Everest by Conrad Anker ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Dutch and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De auteur beschrijft zijn zoektocht in 1999 naar het lichaam van bergbeklimmer George Mallory, die in 1924 op de Mount Everest omkwam
Call of Everest : the History, Science, and Future of the World's Tallest Mountain by Conrad Anker ( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verschollen am Mount Everest : dem Geheimnis von George Mallory auf der Spur by Conrad Anker ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mallory & Irvine : a la recherche ds fantômes de l'Everest by Conrad Anker ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'histoire de ces deux participants légendaires à l'expédition de l'Everest de 1924 est ici révisée, suite à la découverte du corps momifié de Mallory. Presque intact, il a été découvert par C. Anker, au cours d'une expédition américaine, le 1er mai 1999. Malgré les objets découverts sur le corps, le mystère plane toujours: ont-ils oui ou non atteint le sommet de l'Everest avant leur disparition? [SDM]
Shishapangma, a celebration of life Himalaya, descending India ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1st program: In an attempt at skiing an 8,000 meter peak in Tibet, Conrad Anker, Dave Bridges and Alex Lowe are engulfed in an avalanche; Lowe and Bridges are lost, but Anker miraculously survives. 2nd program: American extreme skiers and snowboarders Rick Armstrong, Hilaree Nelson, and Jeremy Nobis travel to the state of Himachel Pradesh, Northern India. Beginning in Manali, the skiers climb the 6000 meter Indian Himalayan mountain peak Deo Tibba to descend on skis
La Llegenda de l'Everest : crònica de com vàrem trobar el cos d'en G. Mallory, desaparegut a l'Everest el 1924 by Conrad Anker ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in Catalan and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Light of the Himalaya ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents the efforts of Dr. Geoff Tabin and his Himalayan Cataract Project team as they perform cataract surgery on the indigenous people of the Khumbu region of Nepal who would have otherwise lost their sight. Also includes footage of Peter Athans as he attempts to scale the highest unclimed peak in the region
The endless knot ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1999, Alex Lowe and Conrad Anker were overcome by an avalanche in the Tibetan Himalaya. Conrad suffered from survivor's guilt and in comforting one another, he and Alex's widow, Jennifer found love. Now Conrad and Jennifer, in honor of Alex's legacy, find meaning beyond tragedy with a mountaineering school for Sherpas and high altitude workers
El explorador perdido : el hallazgo de Mallory en el Everest by Conrad Anker ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A voyage towards the South Pole and round the world : performed in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the years 1772, 1773, l774 and l775 by James Cook ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El Explorador perdido : el descubrimiento de Mallory en el Everest by Conrad Anker ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wildest dream conquest of Everest ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Mallory was obsessed with becoming the first person to conquer the untouched Mount Everest. He was last seen 800 feet below the summit in 1924, before the clouds rolled in and he disappeared into legend. His death stunned the world. Seventy years later, climber Conrad Anker's life became intertwined with Mallory's, finding his frozen body with all his belongings intact. The only thing missing was a photograph of his wife, Ruth, which Mallory had promised to place on the summit
Stay alive how Bridger Bowl's open boundaries create a greater need for avalanche awareness and personal responsibility ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Discusses the need for avalanche awareness and personal responsibility for skiers and snowboarders in the Bridger Bowl Ski Area
Himalaya, descending India Shishapangma, a celebration of life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Himalaya / American extreme skiers and snowboarders Rick Armstrong, Hilaree Nelson, and Jeremy Nobis travel to the state of Himachel Pradesh, Northern India. Beginning in Manali, the skiers climb the 6000 meter Indian Himalayan mountain peak Deo Tibba to descend on skis. Shishapangma / In an attempt at skiing an 8,000 meter peak in Tibet, Conrad Anker, Dave Bridges and Alex Lowe are engulfed in an avalanche; Lowe and Bridges are lost, but Anker miraculously survives
"The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest" ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Seventy-five years after George Leigh Mallory and his partner vanished as they climbed toward the summit of Mount Everest, the discovery of Mallory's body has started an international controversy over the identity of the first person to reach Everest's peak. Conrad Anker, the mountaineer who discovered Mallory's body, joins Kojo to discuss his experience and the legacy it has spawned
Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada by Clarence King ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Clarence King (1842-1901) of Rhode Island was a Yale-educated geologist and mining engineer who rode horseback across the continent in 1863. In California, he was hired to work on Whitney's geological survey of the state, and he went on to a distinguished professional career. Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada (originally published 1872) begins with a summary of the geological history of the Sierras and then recounts King's experiences in the range, both as a member of the Whitney expedition and as a mountain climber, 1864-1870. Highlights include his ascents of Mount Tyndall, Mount Shasta, and Mount Whitney; survey of Yosemite Valley; and field trips in the Merced Valley. King provides anecdotes of the mountains' people and natural history along the way
 
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Languages
English (48)
Spanish (5)
German (4)
Catalan (3)
French (2)
Dutch (1)
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