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Initial post: Jun 4, 2011 6:36:00 AM PDT
P griffith says:
"I got hooked on the Everest story on netflix ,when i ran out of things to watch and started watching Everest: Beyond the Limit and was hooked, i like the old time climbers before they had all the weather reports,ladders and big old air tanks.
I publish Mountaineering books on the kindle and sell a lot of them which surprised me, so i know i am not the only one who loves them, my favorite stories are the George Mallory expeditions, i believe he made it to the summit but did not make it back to the finish line, he is a true trail blazer and i could never or want to do it, hence the title (Armchair Mountaineer)"

THE ASSAULT ON MOUNT EVEREST

MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921

Nanga Parbat

ACROSS EAST AFRICAN GLACIERS. AN ACCOUNT OF THE FIRST ASCENT OF KILIMANJARO

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 29, 2011 11:05:14 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 29, 2011 11:06:04 AM PDT
Hi P,

I bet you'd like this one, too - it's about the 1953 expedition to K2 - an expedition my dad was on. If you've ever heard climbers talk about "The Belay" - this is the expedition where Pete Schoening's great belay saved my dad's life, as well as the lives of four other climbers...
K2, The Savage Mountain: The Classic True Story of Disaster and Survival on the World's Second-Highest Mountain

Karen Molenaar Terrell

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 4, 2012 8:12:20 PM PDT
Dad's got his autobiography out now, too: Memoirs of a Dinosaur Mountaineer

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 12, 2012 9:04:10 AM PST
I thought this was going to be about WVU's lousy defense.
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