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Voices from the mountains : 40 true-life stories of unforgettable adventure, drama, and human endurance

Author: Stephen Venables
Publisher: Pleasantville, NY : Reader's Digest, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of travel narratives recalls the experiences of top mountaineers on the world's most challenging peaks, in a volume that describes expeditions to Everest, Carstensz Pyramid, Mount Erebus, El Capitan, and other peaks.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Venables
ISBN: 076210810X 9780762108107
OCLC Number: 68417016
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Europe: Mont Blanc --
Finsteraarhorn --
Eiger --
Vagakallen --
North America: Mt. Deborah --
Mt. Lucania --
Mt. Logan --
Mt. Waddington --
North twin --
El Capitan --
South America: Autana --
Chacaraju --
Cerro Torre --
Monte Sarmiento --
Australasia: Ball's pyramid --
Aoraki/Mt. Cook --
Carstensz Pyramid --
Africa: Mt. Kenya --
Margherita --
Blouberg --
Antarctica: Mt. Carse --
Mt. Erebus --
Kubbestolen --
Peak 4111 --
Asia: Mt. Everest --
Ogre --
Nanga Parbat --
K2 --
Gasherbrum IV --
Yamandaka --
Nanda Devi --
Changabang --
Kangchenjunga --
Mt. Huiten.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Stephen Venables ; foreword by Chris Bonington.

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A collection of travel narratives recalls the experiences of top mountaineers on the world's most challenging peaks, in a volume that describes expeditions to Everest, Carstensz Pyramid, Mount Erebus, El Capitan, and other peaks.

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