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Climbing high

a woman"s account of surviving the Everest tragedy

by Lene Gammelgaard

  • 15 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Seal Press in Seattle, WA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountaineers,
  • Mountain Madness (Firm),
  • Mountain Madness (Firm). Everest Expedition (1996),
  • Biography,
  • Mountaineering

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLene Gammelgaard
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.44.E85 G35 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 211 p. :
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24956133M
    ISBN 101580050239
    ISBN 109781580050234
    LC Control Number99020992
    OCLC/WorldCa41035386

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