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As far as my eyes could follow the gentle curve of its flow , gray pebbles and boulders covered its surface ; twisted and buckled , the ice presented a maze of ridges and defiles , and silty torrents rushed out of hidden tunnels to ...
A mountain had sagged here to form a bulge on which perched boulders each several times as large as a house . The sloping sides of these boulders formed natural shelters and wearily I erected my tent in one .
Snow covers every boulder , and near the water's edge , everything is glazed with ice , making all footing treacherous . To cross the stream we must use the ice bridges . “ You first , sah , ” urges Phu - Tsering . “ You biggest .
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I'd never heard of Schaller before but wanted to read it because it concern the same 1970s trip Peter Matthiessen was on when he wrote The Snow Leopard. Apparently Schaller was at the time considered ... Read full review
Mountains in the Desert
Journey to Crystal Mountain
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