No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks
Publish date: January 1st 2006
Publisher: Broadway Books
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Sports And Games
Viesturs is one of the premier mountaineers of America. The first American to climb all 14 8000 meter mountains in the world & the sixth to do so without supplemental oxygen. Chronicles his climbing adventures and personal life, most of which is intertwined.
If you know someone who's thinking about taking up mountain climbing, give him/her a copy of this book. Equal parts adventure story and cautionary tale, this book relates the author's harrowing stories of survival on some of the highest peaks on the planet. The difference between Viesturs' story a...