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The Crystal Horizon: Everest, the First Solo Ascent

Reinhold Messner - 1998 - Sports & Recreation - No preview available
The author describes his solo climb of the world's highest mountain and briefly discusses the history of past expeditions

The Second Death of George Mallory: The Enigma and Spirit of Mount Everest

Reinhold Messner - 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
The legendary mountain climber chronicles the adventures of two of his predecessors, George Mallory and Andrew Irvine, and their tragic efforts to scale Mount Everest in 1924. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

My Quest for the Yeti: Confronting the Himalayas' Deepest Mystery

Reinhold Messner - 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
One of the world's great mountain climbers returns to the Himalayan Mountains, where he explores the mystery of Yeti, or "abominable snowman". Original.

Climbing Everest: A Meditation on Mountaineering and the Spirit of Adventure

Pat Ament - 2001 - Sports & Recreation - No preview available
This text focuses on why people climb Everest and what they find up there. The book looks at the musings and observations of a tired, emotional member of a climbing expedition which has summited Everest and is now struggling to descend. It is ...

Everest: The West Ridge

Thomas F. Hornbein - 1998 - Sports & Recreation - Snippet view
Details the author and his partner Willi Unsoeld's ascent of Everest's West Ridge in 1963.

Above the Clouds: The Diaries of a High-Altitude Mountaineer

Anatoli Boukreev - 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
Contains the author's recollections and diary entries of his acheivements climbing the world's highest mountains, including Mount McKinley, Makalu, Manaslu, and his 1996 Everest expedition that ended in his death.