Voices from the summit: the world's great mountaineers on the future of climbing

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Adventure Press, National Geographic, in association with the Banff Centre for Mountain Culture, Nov 1, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 224 pages
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The National Geographic Society teams up with the Banff Centre for Mountain Culture to assemble a superstar tribute to the art of mountaineering, featuring legends as Sir Edmund Hillary, Reinhold Messner, and David Breashears. Thirty-two living icons from around the world weigh in on 11 topics crucial to the future of mountain climbing, from Himalayan climbing and the ethics of adventuring to ice climbing and rock climbing. Photos.

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An interesting anthology of climbing stories. Focussed more on mountaineering (esp. Himalayan mountaineering) but rock and ice climbing are also represented. It's a big book with a ton of excellent B ... Read full review

Voices from the summit: the world's greatest mountaineers on the future of climbing

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Two veteran mountaineers, McDonald and Amatt bring their experience and knowledge to bear on this fascinating compilation of 32 essays by leaders in the world of mountain climbing. This beautiful ... Read full review

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Contents

Foreword
6
Himalayan ClimbingA Historical Perspective
15
Himalayan Climbing High Achievers
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