Winter 8000

The story of how Poland's ice warriors made winter their own, perfecting what they dubbed the art of suffering as they fought their way to the summit of Everest in the winter of 1980, the first 8,000-metre peak they climbed this way but by ...

Winter 8000

Winter 8000


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Winter 8000
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Bernadette McDonald
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing

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Winter 8000
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Bernadette McDonald
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-12 - Publisher:

Bravery, obsession, suffering, tragedy, and joy--all willingly accepted by this special breed of people--Katie Ives, Editor in Chief "Alpinist"
Winter 8000
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Bernadette McDonald
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-12 - Publisher: Mountaineers Books

Recounts some of the most dangerous feats in mountaineering history Insights into the human attraction to danger and suffering Award-winning author While you wouldn’t expect climbing an 8000-meter peak in winter to be a popular activity, there have been 178 expeditions (as of 2019) to the Himalaya and Karakoram during
Winter 8000
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Bernadette McDonald
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing

‘He appeared, without a word, in the tent’s entrance, covered in ice. He looked like anyone would after spending over twenty-four hours in a hurricane at over 8,000 metres. In winter. In the Karakoram. He was so exhausted he couldn’t speak.’ Of all the games mountaineers play on the world’s
The Call Of Ice
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Simone Moro
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-19 - Publisher: Mountaineers Books

* Adventure memoir from a renowned winter climber at the top of his game * Moro reflects on some of his most significant climbs * A bestseller in Italy, this is the first English-language edition of Moro’s story Simone Moro is a celebrated Italian alpinist who specializes in winter climbing:

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