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Sons of Adam
Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: Australian English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Reid Palmer is all set to go mountaineering in Pakistan’s Karakoram ranges; an adventure of a lifetime. When his younger and somewhat self-serving brother invites himself along, Reid is unable to resist the temptation to teach him a salutary lesson. Reid’s journey is a cathartic experience on many levels, and it is one that he believes will change his life forever. But does it?
Tempting the Throne Room
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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2013 was the deadliest season ever seen in the Karakoram. When John Quillen found his climbing partner lying face down with a shattered leg in the snow high on the flanks of Broad Peak, the drama had just begun. See what transpired through first hand accounts of the deaths of three team members on this ill fated expedition to the Throne Room of the Mountain Gods.
Thieves, Liars and Mountaineers: On the 8,000m Peak Circus in Pakistan
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,380. Language: British English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This is the tale of Mark Horrell’s not-so-nearly ascent of Gasherbrum in Pakistan, of how one man’s boredom and frustration was conquered by a gutsy combination of exhaustion, cowardice, and sheer mountaineering incompetence. But that's enough about his attempt; there were some talented climbers on the mountain as well, and this story is also about them.