High: Stories of Suvival from Everest and K2

By various authors
Edited by Clint Willis
Read by Eric Conger , George Guidall , Simon Prebble , and Alan Sklar

5.65 Hours 12/13/1998 unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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Everest and K2—two of the most feared and respected peaks in the world. High offers a unique perspective on climbing these two peaks, from early exploration disasters, to the modern tragedies. With writing from Matt Dickinson, Chris Bonington, David Roberts and others, these stories remind us, in vivid written accounts, why Everest and K2 are among the world’s most dangerous places, yet why the world’s best climbers can’t stay away from them. High is an adventure audiobook at its most compelling.

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Summary

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Winner of the Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award

Everest and K2—two of the most feared and respected peaks in the world. High offers a unique perspective on climbing these two peaks, from early exploration disasters, to the modern tragedies.

With writing from Matt Dickinson, Chris Bonington, David Roberts and others, these stories remind us, in vivid written accounts, why Everest and K2 are among the world’s most dangerous places, yet why the world’s best climbers can’t stay away from them. High is an adventure audiobook at its most compelling.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This is a superb collection of some of the best mountain and adventure writing of the century.” Climbing Magazine
“First-rate stories that will often run a chill through you bones as climbers test themselves on the world’s two highest mountains.” Rock & Ice
“Editor Clint Willis collects some of mountaineering’s finest writing in these tales from storied expeditions to grails like Everest and K2…A collection of writing that soars it is a moving—and grounding—reminder of mountaineering’s risks.” Amazon.com, editorial review
“A collection of excerpts from mostly real-life experiences that will leave even the most jaded armchair adventurers gasping for air and thoroughly waterlogged.” School Library Journal

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Runtime: 5.65
Audience: Adult
Language: English