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The mammoth book of mountain disasters : true accounts of rescue from the brink of death

Author: Hamish MacInnes
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf Publishers, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Carroll & Graf edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hamish MacInnes
ISBN: 0786712392 9780786712397
OCLC Number: 53141224
Description: ix, 500 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Rescue on the Droites / Blaise Agresti and Jamie Andrew --
The venomous one / Hamish MacInnes, Reup Brooks, Noel Williams, Steve Hayward --
We recover the bodies of our comrades / Ludwig Gramminger --
The Eigerwand, 1957-62 / Hamish MacInnes and Brian Nully --
Two on the Dru / Hamish MacInnes --
Shibboleth / Andrew Fraser --
Sixty years on Beinn Achaladair / Hamish MacInnes --
The Matterhorn and the Bergschrund / Ludwig Gramminger --
Plucked from the pillar / Emmanuel Schmutz --
An airborne avalanche: detective work on the Tatras Milo ︣Vrba --
A cauldron of wind / Markus Burkard --
Avalanche on Beinn a'Bhuird / Hamish MacInnes --
The Wellington and the storm / Hamish MacInnes, Dick Brown, Stan Stewart --
Death in the Giant Mountains / Milo ︣Vrba --
Duel with An Teallach / Hamish MacInnes and Iain Ogilvie --
Not a place for people / Pete Sinclair and Al Read --
Long haul on La Perouse / Norman Hardie --
A long way to Kinabalu / Dan Carroll --
Accident-Empress Hut / Hamish MacInnes --
Buried on Mount Cook / Karen Gazly --
Storm on Peak Lenin / Paul Nunn --
Death in the Everest Icefall / Hamish MacInnes --
The three-hundred-metre fall / Marek Brniak --
Self-help on the Ogre / Doug Scott --
The rock wizards of Oz / Alan Sheehan --
Lucky Joe / Hamish MacInnes, Joe Simpson, Simon Yates --
The bogus commander and the Y-fronts resuce / Hamish MacInnes --
Windy mountain epic / Alison Osius --
Snow on the equator / Oswald Oelz, Robert Chambers, Raimund Margreiter --
High winds on the Andes / Hamish MacInnes --
Middle Peak Hotel / Bob Munro --
Rescues in the Grand Canyon / Hamish MacInnes, Tammie Keller, Tom Clausing --
Winter rescue on Mount Ararat / Tun ̧Findik --
Peak of the White stone / Huch Morris, Richard Wigzel, Dafydd Morris, Gareth Roberts, Duncan Tripp, Steve Hayward, and Bill Amos.
Responsibility: edited by Hamish MacInnes.
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