Recounts the true stories of five women who climbed the dangerous K2 mountain, describing how they overcame the harshest climbing and weather conditions of any mountain in the world, addressing controversial issues about gender and mountain climbing, and describing the tragic deaths of three of the women on their descent. 35,000 first printing.
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"SAVAGE SUMMIT fills an interesting and neglected place in mountaineering literature."--American Alpine Club Magazine
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Book Description William Morrow, 2005. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: An exhilarating story of victory and disaster, success and heartbreak, "Savage Summit" is a moving tribute to the five brave women who achieved the near-impossible by climbing the world's most feared mountain. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060587156
Book Description William Morrow, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060587156
Book Description William Morrow, New York, NY, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition ¿ First Printing. Signed by author. --- Illustrated with B/W photos. --- Though not as tall as Everest, the "Savage Mountain" is far more dangerous. Located on the border of China and Pakistan, K2 has some of the harshest climbing conditions in the world. Ninety women have scaled Everest but of the six women who reached the summit of K2, three lost their lives on the way back down the mountain and two have since died on other climbs. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 006569
Book Description William Morrow, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060587156
Book Description William Morrow, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060587156