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Il peso delle ombre. Racconti veri o false storie?
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: Italian. Published: July 27, 2017 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
L’impatto di una bugia, o il solo sospetto di una menzogna, hanno condizionato molti destini umani e, nel caso specifico, di alpinisti: alcuni noti, altri meno conosciuti dal grande pubblico. Sono ombre che i protagonisti di questo libro hanno portato nel proprio zaino per tutta la vita. Cancellare l’ombra di un dubbio rimane spesso un’impresa impossibile.
The Wrath of the Turquoise Goddess: Battling Blizzards on Cho Oyu, the World's Sixth Highest Mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 11. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 30,560. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In the Autumn of 2010, Mark Horrell set off to Tibet with a dozen other hopeful mountaineers to climb 8201m Cho Oyu, the sixth highest mountain in the world, whose name translates as the Turquoise Goddess in Tibetan. It was an extraordinary season as the mountain was battered by blizzards for weeks and many climbers were caught in avalanches. This is his diary of the expedition.