Epic

by Clint Willis

Book review

Epic is a mountaineering term that evokes a sense of treacherous disaster — the climb that went wrong; fighting blinding snowstorms and horrific avalanches; days spent tentbound, running low on food, water, and oxygen; surviving broken bones and shattered spirits. Editor Clint Willis has gathered the most exciting climbing literature of the modern age into one cliff-hanging volume with 15 memorable accounts of legend-making expeditions to the world's most famous peaks, often in the world's worst possible conditions. Authors include Jon Krakauer, Greg Child, David Roberts, Alfred Lansing, and others.


Title
ISBN9781840182620
Author
PublisherMainstream Publishing
GanreAdventure
Release date 02.10.1999
Pages count368
File size4.2 Mb
eBook formatPaperback, (torrent)En
Book rating3.89 (594 votes)

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