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

By Anatoli Boukreev

ISBN-10: 0312269706

ISBN-13: 9780312269708

ISBN-10: 031229137X

ISBN-13: 9780312291372

When Anatoli Boukreev died at the slopes of Annapurna on Christmas day, 1997, the realm misplaced one of many maximum adventurers of our time.

In Above the Clouds, either the guy and his magnificent climbs on Mt. McKinley, K2, Makalu, Manaslu, and Everest-including his diary entries at the notorious 1996 catastrophe, written almost immediately after his return-are immortalized. There are also minute technical information about the ability of mountaineering, in addition to own reflections on what lifestyles capacity to an individual who dangers it each day. totally illustrated with beautiful colour photographs, Above the Clouds is a different and breathtaking examine the area from its such a lot distant peaks.

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