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Excellent book. Great pics, maps etc. Some people may not care for Messner, but he is a brilliant and accomplished mountaineer. This is a great book for any arm chair enthusiastPublished 3 months ago by Sherrinsford Holmes
Although Reinhold's writing about his experiences are somewhat brief they are detailed and quite interesting. The photos in this book are fantastic. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jim
Its like a little resume about messner's life as an alpinist, and why he decided to climb all this 14. Read morePublished 9 months ago by bellamin avalos sanchez
I bought this for my son who is into mountaineering and will be trekking to Annapurna this summer. He liked it and so do I. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Bertrand T. Young
This is an excellent compendium of Messner's achievement but also offers a climbing history for each 8,000 meter peak and a nice description and wonderful photos of each mountain.Published 11 months ago by Christina McCann
It is so great that some people do this and allow others of us to watch. If you know an outdoor adventure person this is a great gift. Read morePublished 16 months ago by M. Walton
This book details Messner's ascents of all 14 8000m peaks documented with his photos. He also includes route diagrams and some basic history of the first few ascents. Read morePublished on September 17, 2009 by Jerome Ryan