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Climbing High: A Woman's Account of Surviving Everest

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Synopsis:

The internationally bestselling account of the 1996 Everest disaster by one of the few who reached the summit and survived. 20 photos. Maps.

Synopsis:

On May 10, 1996, Lene Gammelgaard became the first female Scandinavian climber ever to make it to the top of Mount Everest. By nightfall, however, treacherous weather and human error conspired to turn triumph into catastrophe. Eight climbers would ultimately perish. This account, illustrated with color photos. brings to life the author's experiences on Everest and puts the 1996 tragedy in a new perspective. Maps.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580050234
Subtitle:
A Woman's Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy
Author:
Gammelgaard, Lene
Publisher:
Seal Press
Location:
Seattle, WA :
Subject:
Specific Groups
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Mountaineering
Subject:
Mountaineers
Subject:
Everest, mount (china and nepal)
Subject:
Mountaineers -- Denmark -- Biography.
Subject:
Specific Groups - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Adventura Books
Publication Date:
19990609
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 18.72 oz

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"Synopsis" by , The internationally bestselling account of the 1996 Everest disaster by one of the few who reached the summit and survived. 20 photos. Maps.
"Synopsis" by , On May 10, 1996, Lene Gammelgaard became the first female Scandinavian climber ever to make it to the top of Mount Everest. By nightfall, however, treacherous weather and human error conspired to turn triumph into catastrophe. Eight climbers would ultimately perish. This account, illustrated with color photos. brings to life the author's experiences on Everest and puts the 1996 tragedy in a new perspective. Maps.
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