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One mountain thousand summits

the untold story of tragedy and true heroism on K2

by Freddie Wilkinson

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountaineering -- Pakistan -- K2 (Mountain),
  • Mountaineers -- Pakistan -- K2 ( Mountain),
  • Mountaineering accidents -- Pakistan -- K2 ( Mountain),
  • K2 (Pakistan : Mountain)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementFreddie Wilkinson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.44.P182 W55 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24124014M
    ISBN 109780451231192
    LC Control Number2010009215
    OCLC/WorldCa489014437

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    Get this from a library! One mountain thousand summits: the untold story of tragedy and true heroism on K2. [Freddie Wilkinson] -- K2 is the world's second-highest mountain. 'The Savage Mountain', as it's often called, is regarded by climbers as far more challenging than Everest, and perhaps the most dangerous peak on Earth. The organization of One Mountain Thousand Summits allows for a discussion of the events on K2 themselves, pertinent history, expedition politics and climbing ethics. It also allows ample room for Wilkinson to tackle issues that previous investigators of the tragedy failed to discuss, such as the courageous actions of Dorje and Gyalje and the.

    My appetite for extreme mountaineering books appears to have some limits, and Freddie Wilkinson's One Mountain Thousand Summits: The Untold Story of Tragedy and True Heroism on K2 (New American Library, ) exceeds them. Billed as an insider's account of a tragedy on K2 (the world's second-highest mountain) which ended with eleven climbers dead, One Mountain somehow manages to . 1 day ago  One Mountain Thousand Summits: The Untold Story of Tragedy and True Heroism on K2. Book. One Mountain Way. Product/Service. One Mountain at a Time. Coach. One Mountain, Many Paths. One Nation Book ร้านหนังสือและของพรีเมี่ยม - ตัวแทนจำหน่าย.


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