By Anatoli Boukreev

ISBN-10: 0312269706

ISBN-13: 9780312269708

ISBN-10: 031229137X

ISBN-13: 9780312291372

When Anatoli Boukreev died at the slopes of Annapurna on Christmas day, 1997, the realm misplaced one of many maximum adventurers of our time.

In Above the Clouds, either the guy and his significant climbs on Mt. McKinley, K2, Makalu, Manaslu, and Everest-including his diary entries at the notorious 1996 catastrophe, written presently after his return-are immortalized. There are also minute technical information about the ability of mountaineering, in addition to own reflections on what existence ability to a person who hazards it on a daily basis. totally illustrated with wonderful colour photographs, Above the Clouds is a different and breathtaking examine the realm from its so much distant peaks.

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