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By Laurence Leamer

ISBN-10: 0688165435

ISBN-13: 9780688165437

Willi Unsoeld, a legend between mountaineers--a guy whom invoice Moyers calls one of many few giants he has ever met--fearlessly challenged the world's optimum peaks and encouraged a new release of climbers together with his legacy.

Ascent is the tale of his life--a exciting story of actual and religious experience that captures the hypnotic strength at the back of this notable character. From his effective conquest of Everest's forbidding West Ridge to the tragic lack of his daughter at the treacherous slopes of Nanda Devi to his ultimate, deadly try out at Mount Rainier, we see Willi as guru and advisor, lover of possibility and thinker of risk--a guy whose indomitable spirit brought on such devotion that folks him fearlessly to remarkable heights and, occasionally, even to their deaths. A dramatic saga of bravery, bold, and the quest for religious fact, Ascent brilliantly captures the mythic determine of Willi Unsoeld.

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