The Push

Author: Tommy Caldwell
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1405924756
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'A real page-turner . . . captivating and deeply moving' Climb magazine In 2015 freeclimber Tommy Caldwell spent 19 days summiting Yosemite's vertical, 3000-foot Dawn Wall - the hardest climb in history.

Dirty Inspirations

Author: Terri Schneider
Publisher: Hatherleigh Press
ISBN: 1578266033
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Seen through the eyes of one of the most diversely experienced female endurance athletes on the planet, the stories in Dirty Inspirations showcase discomfort as a virtue, reinvigorating the life-long athlete and providing encouragement to ...

Climbing Big Walls

Author: Mike Strassman
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
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Speed soloing big wall is an unimaginable test of physical strength and mental
endurance. One is pushed way beyond normal limits. The speed soloer must ...
The speed soloer should travel light from the start and just plan on getting fully
wasted by the end of the climb. When I speed ... I did run the risk of the fifi hook
somehow coming off and sending the pack hurtling to the ground. As the rope
came tight ...

Hamish Fulton

Author: Ben Tufnell
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walking journey Ben Tufnell, Andrew Wilson, Bill McKibben, Doug K. Scott, Tate
Britain (Gallery) Hamish Fulton ... Or is it just to go off out of curiosity 'for the crack'
- as with mountaineering - to push the limits of endurance, facing uncertainty and
taking risks in good and supportive company and to come back more alive than
ever ... As late as 1979 Kangchenjunga had only been climbed twice before,
once by a modest number of British climbers in 1953 from the south and in 1977
by a ...

Last Breath

Author: Peter Stark
ISBN: 9780345441508
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Cautionary Tales from the Limits of Human Endurance Peter Stark. if absently
exploring a way to push herself up out of a pool of water. From the lower end of
the rope, Linda, the last climber on Mara's team, shouted encouragement. ... To
get this far had taken them three weeks of hard labor, climbing without bottled
oxygen and pioneering a difficult new route up ... Its snow was abundant, its
storms frequent and fierce, and its weather and avalanche risk could easily trap
the unwary in ...


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From my experience in the spring, I was convinced that the route's full-body-
weight edgy smearing was not possible in flexible shoes, but despite my best
derisive comments, John had stubbornly pulled out a pair of his favorite floppies
and proceeded to fire past every crux with little apparent effort. ... for risk of
comeuppance, what we saw didn't look 5.13. ... The Hall of Mirrors is a story of a
few climbers' visions, of endurance and force of will spanning many years, and of
the ultimate ...

Documentation On Women Children And Human Rights

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After all, if a man — even an attractive one — goes without a bath or other
luxuries for three weeks on his way up to the ... Limits Of Endurance: When men
push their bodies and their brains to the limits of endurance, they are lauded for
... Travel Bug: "Climbing is basically a great excuse to travel. ... It's all a question
of assessing risk and there are two distinct types. ... "There Is the one where you
have a certain amount of control and it Is up to you not to fall and the other which
is out of ...


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At daybreak his journey came to an abrupt halt, when, "drunk with sleep," he
crashed his bike in the Inn River. ... forced to "submit to civilization again " Buhl's
most renowned solo climb, however, is his solitary summit push on Nanga Parbat
. ... Not only did his survival show his remarkable endurance, it also revealed him
to be a climber decades ahead of his time. ... It's precisely this search for the limit
of the achievable, this direct face- off with the elements, that makes risk addictive
and ...

The Book Review Digest

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M. C. Scoggln • I- Horn Bk 29:141 Ap '53 130w "This will be sure-fire for the
mountain climbing fraternity, though readers ... R. W. Henderson + Library J 77:
2171 D 16 '62 80w "His account of the fearful journey back, of the blizzards,
avalanches, torrential rains, and other hazards that had to be met by ... Nation 44:
652 N 8 '62 950w "It Is a thrilling story, a gallant and moving story. ... It is a unique
record of youthful determination pushed far beyond the normal limit of human