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Author: Tommy Caldwell | Narrator: Johnathan McClain
Release Date: May 16, 2017
A dramatic, inspiring memoir by legendary rock climber Tommy Caldwell, the first person to free climb the Dawn Wall of Yosemite’s El Capitan   

“The rarest of adventure reads.  it thrills with colorful details of courage and perseverance but it enriches readers with an absolutely captivating glimpse into how a simple yet unwavering resolve can turn adversity into reward.
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Author: Steve House | Narrator: Steve House
Release Date: April 04, 2017
What does it take to be one of the world's best high-altitude mountain climbers. A lot of fundraising; traveling in some of the world's most dangerous countries; enduring cold bivouacs, searing lungs, and a cloudy mind when you can least afford one. It means learning the hard lessons the mountains teach.
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Author: Barry Blanchard | Narrator: Barry Blanchard
Release Date: March 07, 2017
With heart-pounding descriptions of avalanches and treacherous ascents, Barry Blanchard chronicles his transformation from a poor Native American/white kid from the wrong side of the tracks to one of the most respected alpinists in the world. At thirteen, he learned to rappel when he joined the 1292 Lord Strathcone’s Horse Army Cadets.
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Author: Ed Viesturs and David Roberts | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: October 04, 2011
The bestselling author of No Shortcuts to the Top and K2 chronicles his three attempts to climb the world's tenth-highest and statistically deadliest peak, Annapurna in the Himalaya, while exploring the dramatic and tragic history of others who have made -- or attempted – the ascent, and what these exploits teach us about facing life's greatest challenges.
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Author: James Tabor | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: July 17, 2007
In the summer of 1967, an Arctic hurricane trapped seven veteran climbers, members of Joe Wilcox’s twelve-man expedition, at 20,000 feet on Alaska’s Mount McKinley. Ten days passed while the storm raged. Despite the availability of massive resources, no rescue was mounted, and all seven men died.
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Author: Ed Viesturs and David Roberts | Narrator: Stephen Hoye
Release Date: November 07, 2006
THIS GRIPPING AND TRIUMPHANT MEMOIR FOLLOWS A LIVING LEGEND OF EXTREME MOUNTAINEERING AS HE MAKES HIS ASSAULT ON HISTORY, ONE 8,000-METER SUMMIT AT A TIME.

For eighteen years Ed Viesturs pursued climbing’s holy grail. to stand atop the world’s fourteen 8,000-meter peaks, without the aid of bottled oxygen.
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Author: Nando Parrado and Vince Rause | Narrator: Josh Davis
Release Date: May 09, 2006
In the first hours there was nothing, no fear or sadness, just a black and perfect silence.

Nando Parrado was unconscious for three days before he woke to discover that the plane carrying his rugby team, as well as their family members and supporters, to an exhibition game in Chile had crashed somewhere deep in the Andes.
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Author: Donald Katz | Narrator: Joe Morton
Release Date: May 22, 2001
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Author: Jon Krakauer | Narrator: Jon Krakauer
Release Date: July 05, 2000
No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant victories and hardships more brilliantly than Jon Krakauer. In this collection of his finest essays and reporting, Krakauer writes of mountains from the memorable perspective of one who has himself struggled with solo madness to scale Alaska's notorious Devils Thumb.
$10.95
ISBN: 9780553751246
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