Above the clouds

 

Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Above the clouds
Manufacturer Anatoli Boukreev
Page By Sebastian Hamm
Page Type Apr 23, 2007 / Apr 23, 2007
Object ID 3029
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Product Description

(From the publisher)
When Anatoli Boukreev died on the slopes of Annapurna on Christmas day, 1997, the world lost one of the greatest adventurers of our time.

In Above the Clouds, both the man and his incredible climbs on Mt. McKinley, K2, Makalu, Manaslu, and Everest-including his diary entries on the infamous 1996 disaster, written shortly after his return-are immortalized. There also are minute technical details about the skill of mountain climbing, as well as personal reflections on what life means to someone who risks it every day. Fully illustrated with gorgeous color photos, Above the Clouds is a unique and breathtaking look at the world from its most remote peaks.


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