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The will to climb : obsession and commitment and the quest to climb Annapurna--the world's deadliest peak / Ed Viesturs, with David Roberts.

Viesturs, Ed. (Author). Roberts, David, 1943- (Added Author).

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Erlanger Branch 796.52209 V665w 2011 (Text) 33126017257795 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307720429
  • ISBN: 030772042X
  • Physical Description: xvi, 281 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
The author gives an account of his three attempts to climb Annapurna, as well a history of others' attempts. He was eventually successful, and with that summit, had climbed all fourteen of the world's 8,000 meter peaks, the first and only American to do so.
Subject: Viesturs, Ed.
Mountaineering > Nepal > Annapurna.
Mountains > Nepal > Annapurna > Difficulty of ascent.
Mountaineers > Nepal > Annapurna.
Annapurna (Nepal) > Description and travel.

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