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read The Will to Climb reader ´ Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna ☆ danpashley ☆ [Reading] ➸ The Will to Climb: Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna--the World's Deadliest Peak Author Ed Viesturs – DanpashlThe bestselling author of The Mountain and No Shortcuts to the Top chronicles his three attempts to climb the world's tenth highest and statistically deadliest peak while exploring the dramatic and tragic history of others who have made or attempted the ascentAs a high school student Ed Viesturs read and was captivated by the French climber Maurice Herzog's famous and grisly account of the first ascent of Annapurna in 1950 When he began his own campaign to climb the world's 14 highest peaks in the late 1980s Viesturs looked forward with trepidation to undertaking Annapurna himself Two failures to summit in 2000 and 2002 made Annapurna his nemesis His successful 2005 ascent was the triumphant capstone of his climbing uest In The Will to Climb Viesturs and co author David Roberts bring the extraordinary challenges of Annapurna to vivid life through edge of your seat accounts of the greatest climbs in the mountains history and of his own failed attempts and eventual success In the process Viesturs ponders what Annapurna reveals about some of our most fundamental moral and spiritual uestions uestions he believes that we need to answer to lead our lives well Really enjoyable

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The bestselling author of The Mountain and No Shortcuts to the Top chronicles his three attempts to climb the world's tenth highest and statistically deadliest peak while exploring the dramatic and tragic history of others who have made or attempted the ascentAs a high school student Ed Viesturs read and was captivated by the French climber Maurice Herzog's famous and grisly account of the first ascent of Annapurna in 1950 When he began his own campaign to climb the world's 14 highest peaks in the late 1980s Viesturs looked forward with trepidation to undertaking Annapurna himself Two failures to summit in 2000 and 2002 made Annapurna his nemesis His successful 2005 ascent was the triumphant capstone of his climbing uest In The Will to Climb Viesturs and co author David Roberts bring the extraordinary challenges of Annapurna to vivid life through edge of your seat accounts of the greatest climbs in the mountains history and of his own failed attempts and eventual success In the process Viesturs ponders what Annapurna reveals about some of our most fundamental moral and spiritual uestions uestions he believes that we need to answer to lead our lives well As with all of Ed's books he makes you feel like your there with him Essential reading for any mountaineer

Ed Viesturs ¹ the World's Deadliest Peak ebook

The Will to Climb Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna the World's Deadliest PeakThe bestselling author of The Mountain and No Shortcuts to the Top chronicles his three attempts to climb the world's tenth highest and statistically deadliest peak while exploring the dramatic and tragic history of others who have made or attempted the ascentAs a high school student Ed Viesturs read and was captivated by the French climber Maurice Herzog's famous and grisly account of the first ascent of Annapurna in 1950 When he began his own campaign to climb the world's 14 highest peaks in the late 1980s Viesturs looked forward with trepidation to undertaking Annapurna himself Two failures to summit in 2000 and 2002 made Annapurna his nemesis His successful 2005 ascent was the triumphant capstone of his climbing uest In The Will to Climb Viesturs and co author David Roberts bring the extraordinary challenges of Annapurna to vivid life through edge of your seat accounts of the greatest climbs in the mountains history and of his own failed attempts and eventual success In the process Viesturs ponders what Annapurna reveals about some of our most fundamental moral and spiritual uestions uestions he believes that we need to answer to lead our lives well Ed Viesturs books are all a good read as he always tries to make his books accessible to the non mountaineer and look into why people are driven to risk their lives climbing rather than getting bogged down in technical stuff ie like Touching the Void This was particularly interesting to me given that there are loads of books on Everest and to a lesser extent K2 but not so many on the other great peaks such as Annapurna A great look back at attempts to climb this dangerous mountain