E–book [No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks]


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  • No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks
  • Ed Viesturs
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  • 10 July 2019
  • 9780767924719

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REVIEW í No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks Man torn between the flat safe world he and his loved ones share and the majestic and deadly places where only he can goA preternaturally cautious climber who once turned back 300 feet from the top of Everest but who would not shrink from a peak Annapurna known to claim the life of one climber for every two who reached its summit Viesturs lives by an unyielding motto “Reaching the summit is optional Getting down is mandatory” It is with this philosophy that he vividly describes fatal errors in judgment made by his fellow climbers as well as a f. While I absolutely respect Ed Viesturs not just for his accomplishments in mountaineering but also for his efforts to maximize safety to rescue stranded climbers tohelp scientists understand HACE and HAPE and for his many MANY donations to wonderful charities this book was just sort of ho hum His compartmentalization on mountains while necessary does not necessarily make for great narration in a story Not that I want to capitalize on the heartache and terror he has seen but it all felt so distant in the narration and it left it a bit dry I think Ed would be a very engaging speaker but this book left me wanting Also the first half jumped around uite a bit in its story telling it was very jarring and off putting I grew bored uickly with the repetitive simple sentence structure and it became increasingly hard for me to pick the book up and continue readingNow this book is still a great read for those interested in mountaineering There is a lot of good philosophy and tactics for mountaineering in here but I just wouldnt expect to be riveted like you can be reading Into Thin Air سیاوش خوانی goA preternaturally cautious climber who once turned back 300 feet from the top of Everest but who would not shrink from a peak Annapurna known to claim the life of one climber for every two who reached its summit Viesturs lives by an unyielding motto “Reaching the summit is optional Getting down is mandatory” It is with this philosophy that he vividly describes fatal errors in judgment made by his fellow climbers as well as a f. While I absolutely respect Ed Viesturs not just for his accomplishments in mountaineering but also for his efforts to maximize safety to rescue stranded climbers tohelp scientists understand HACE and HAPE and for his many MANY donations to wonderful charities this book was just sort of ho hum His compartmentalization on mountains while necessary does not necessarily make for Романът на Яворов първа част great narration in a story Not that I want to capitalize on the heartache and terror he has seen but it all felt so distant in the narration and it left it a bit dry I think Ed would be a very engaging speaker but this book left me wanting Also the first half jumped around uite a bit in its story telling it was very jarring and off putting I 香蜜沉沉烬如霜 grew bored uickly with the repetitive simple sentence structure and it became increasingly hard for me to pick the book up and continue readingNow this book is still a Живей бързо книга 1 good philosophy and tactics for mountaineering in here but I just wouldnt expect to be riveted like you can be reading Into Thin Air

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REVIEW í No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks Ew of his own close calls and gallant rescues And for the first time he details his own pivotal and heroic role in the 1996 Everest disaster made famous in Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air In addition to the raw excitement of Viesturs’s odyssey No Shortcuts to the Top is leavened with many funny moments revealing the camaraderie between climbers It is than the first full account of one of the staggering accomplishments of our time; it is a portrait of a brave and devoted family man and his beliefs that shaped this most perilous and magnificent pursui. Ed Viesturs is kind of a dweeb but I have to admit he s a workhorse superman One foot in front of the other repeat repeat repeat He said at the top of some summits you have to take 15 breaths for every step Damn دیدار فرهی و فتوحات آخرالزمانی gallant rescues And for the first time he details his own pivotal and heroic role in the 1996 Everest disaster made famous in Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air In addition to the raw excitement of Viesturs’s odyssey No Shortcuts to the Top is leavened with many funny moments revealing the camaraderie between climbers It is than the first full account of one of the staggering accomplishments of our time; it is a portrait of a brave and devoted family man and his beliefs that shaped this most perilous and magnificent pursui. Ed Viesturs is kind of a dweeb but I have to admit he s a workhorse superman One foot in front of the other repeat repeat repeat He said at the top of some summits you have to take 15 breaths for every step Damn

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REVIEW í No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks This gripping and triumphant memoir from the author of The Mountain follows a living legend of extreme mountaineering as he makes his assault on history one 8000 meter summit at a timeFor eighteen years Ed Viesturs pursued climbing’s holy grail to stand atop the world’s fourteen 8000 meter peaks without the aid of bottled oxygen But No Shortcuts to the Top is as much about the man who would become the first American to achieve that goal as it is about his stunning uest As Viesturs recounts the stories of his most harrowing climbs he reveals a. Although there is no official series of the Everest disaster of 1996 where 8 people died in a blizzard This book Krakauer s Into Thin Air Boukreev s The Climb Tragic Ambitions on Everest Kropp s Ultimate High My Everest Odysseyand Clint Willis s Climb Stories of Survival from Rock Snow and Ice plus a couple I ve delved into all read like a series All of them reference the same people and the events of that tragic climb on Everest It s very odd reading about the same cast and catastrophe from different points of view and all of them accusing others of negligence at best and putting self ambition first at worst It is impossible to know if they are all true and just seen from different angles much as witnesses do in a court case or if one or of them are covering up for themselves or friends Finally reviewed 21st May 2019 after comment 11 original non review 7 May 2015 پشت پردهای انقلاب اسلامی gripping and triumphant memoir from the author of The Mountain follows a living legend of extreme mountaineering as he makes his assault on history one 8000 meter summit at a timeFor eighteen years Ed Viesturs pursued climbing’s holy دیدار فرهی و فتوحات آخرالزمانی grail to stand atop the world’s fourteen 8000 meter peaks without the aid of bottled oxygen But No Shortcuts to the Top is as much about the man who would become the first American to achieve that ماجرای فرار ارتشبد قره باغی goal as it is about his stunning uest As Viesturs recounts the stories of his most harrowing climbs he reveals a. Although there is no official series of the Everest disaster of 1996 where 8 people died in a blizzard This book Krakauer s Into Thin Air Boukreev s The Climb Tragic Ambitions on Everest Kropp s Ultimate High My Everest Odysseyand Clint Willis s Climb Stories of Survival from Rock Snow and Ice plus a couple I ve delved into all read like a series All of them reference the same people and the events of that tragic climb on Everest It s very odd reading about the same cast and catastrophe from different points of view and all of them accusing others of negligence at best and putting self ambition first at worst It is impossible to know if they are all true and just seen from different angles much as witnesses do in a court case or if one or of them are covering up for themselves or friends Finally reviewed 21st May 2019 after comment 11 original non review 7 May 2015


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    E–book [No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks] Although there is no official series of the Everest disaster of 1996 where 8 people died in a blizzard This book Krakauer's Into Thin Air Boukreev's The Climb Tragic Ambitions on Everest Kropp's Ultimate High My Everest Odysseyand Clint Willis's Climb Stories of Survival from Rock Snow and Ice plus a couple I've delved into all read like a s

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    READ & DOWNLOAD No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks E–book [No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks] Ed Viesturs Ü 1 REVIEW I got the opportunity to climb with Ed Viesturs on Rainier in July 2010 It was by accident and only for half an hour I didn't know who he was at the time but as he welcomed me onto his rope halfway up Cathedral Gap I was struck by h

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    Ed Viesturs Ü 1 REVIEW E–book [No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks] I am an armchair adventurer I love reading these stories about hardship freezing cold temperatures dangerous conditions and general misery while I'm wrapped up in a blanket cozy warm and with a steaming cup of tea nearby The Deadliest Catch was one of my favorite TV shows I'm also so very impressed by the author's accomplishment to summit

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    READ & DOWNLOAD Ü MEDCA.XYZ Ü Ed Viesturs E–book [No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks] Ed Viesturs Ü 1 REVIEW While I absolutely respect Ed Viesturs not just for his accomplishments in mountaineering but also for his efforts to maximize safety to rescue stranded climbers tohelp scientists understand HACE and HAPE and fo

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    E–book [No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks] READ & DOWNLOAD Ü MEDCA.XYZ Ü Ed Viesturs READ & DOWNLOAD No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks It's impossible not to respect Ed Viesturs accomplishments That does not mean you need to love his writing I found the book interesting primarily because I am passionate about climbing mountains myself There is a lot of back story here that although interesting and possibly even necessary for a book like this is a bit tiresome I would have preferred to have had the climbs described in detail I'm not sure that would have pleased

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    E–book [No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks] BookRiot 2018 Read Harder Challenge #6 A book about natureI read the reviews so I know there is a whole cult of people myself included who can't get enough of mountain climbing books ever since they read Into Thin Air A Personal Acco

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    E–book [No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks] While I found reading about all the mount

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    READ & DOWNLOAD No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks E–book [No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks] The stories jumped all over the place both in chronology and in length And although the message is about getting down the mountain safely the theme isn't interesting enough to play through the whole book The author isn't arrogant bu

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    READ & DOWNLOAD No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks E–book [No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks] READ & DOWNLOAD Ü MEDCA.XYZ Ü Ed Viesturs Ed Viesturs is kind of a dweeb but I have to admit he's a workhorse superman One foot in front of the other repeat repeat repeat He said at the top of some summits you have to take 15 breaths for every step Damn

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    E–book [No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks] The life of a mountaineer and his pursuit of the fourteen 8000ers A very engaging book that succeeds in depicting the passion determination and emotional waves that animate Viesturs and lead him repeatedly to the top of t

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