No Shortcuts to the Top
Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks
ISBN10: 0767924703 ISBN13: 9780767924702 Contributors: Roberts, David Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub (T) Published: Oct 17 2006 Pages: 358 Weight: 1.40lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.75" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
For 18 years, Viesturs pursued climbing's holy grail: to stand atop the world's fourteen 8,000-meter peaks, without the aid of bottled oxygen. However, No Shortcuts to the Top is as much about the man who would become the first American to achieve that goal as it is about his stunning quest.