Snow in the Kingdom: My Storm Years on Everest

Snow in the Kingdom: My Storm Years on Everest

Ed Webster


Climb Mt. Everest--without Sherpas or bottled oxygen? No radios? No pcs? Up a new route...? In 1988, American climber Ed Webster's 4-man group completed this final Everest ascent--years ahead of the Into skinny Air tragedy. click on right here for Everest The particularly difficult method : youtube.com/watch?v=zjAHkTHn4fA
Then delve into Webster's 5-Star Reader-acclaimed Mt. Everest vintage, Snow within the nation, illustrated by means of a hundred pages of wonderful colour photographs.

Nearly 30 years in the past, in a mountaineering variety by no means obvious back on Everest, 4 companions from the USA, Canada, and England pioneered a super-dangerous new direction (the Neverest Buttrress) up the avalanche-blasted precipices of the distant, approximately forgotten Kangshung East Face of Mt. Everest in Tibet. might be such a lot remarkably, now not eager to endanger the lives of any Sherpas, the climbers carried each ounce of substances and nutrients themselves.Only one individual summited. This small team's indomitable dedication to be successful, shared bravery, mutual belief, and teamwork became mythical. yet days with out nutrients and critical frostbite have been the painful costs of victory--and survival.

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