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By Mark Scott-Nash

Fourteener mania, the phenomena characterised via a possible obsessive force to summit the checklist of all fifty-four of Colorado s 14,000-foot peaks, is an older culture than many may well observe. in addition to intensely confident studies in mountaineering is the potential of the other severe to turn into stranded, significantly injured, or perhaps killed, in disturbingly effortless methods. This booklet explores this darkish part of mountain climbing. while an twist of fate occurs on a 14er, the sufferer is way from support and in an atmosphere the place rescue is hard at top. The ebook is filled with hair-raising tales of those mess ups and resue makes an attempt and in addition aids in warding off such disasters.

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