That includes an extra-sturdy library binding! this is an unique and intriguing new advisor to the captivating demanding situations of lifestyles and loss of life at the world's maximum mountain levels. impressive, full-color images of mystery mountain kingdoms and scenes of brave climbers as they overcome the summits current an inspiring "eyewitness" view of the majesty of mountains. See castles one of the clouds, cable autos, funiculars, and steep mountain roads, misplaced ruins of the fabled Inca and Aztec civilizations, and dramatic waterfalls and rock formations. find out how mountains are created, the place to hunt defend in an avalanche, why the physique of Otzi, the Ice guy, lay undiscovered for hundreds of years, and why the Crusaders perched castles on peaks. realize the reality at the back of yetis and different mountain myths, what particularly occurred on Mallory and Irvine's deadly day trip to Everest, the sacrifice of the ice maidens of the Andes, how climbers take on a sheer rock face, and lots more and plenty even more.

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