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Anatoli Boukreev

Anatoli Boukreev was (with G. Weston DeWalt) coauthor of The Climb and a world-renowned high-altitude mountaineer. Twenty-one times he reached the summit of the world's highest mountains. For his heroic actions on Mount Everest in May 1996, he was awarded the American Alpine Club's highest honor, the David A. Sowles Memorial Award.

BOOKS BY THE AUTHOR

Above the Clouds

Anatoli Boukreev; Collected and Edited by Linda Wylie; Foreword by Galen Rowell

St. Martin's Griffin

When Anatoli Boukreev died on the slopes of Annapurna on Christmas day, 1997, the world lost one of the greatest adventurers of our time.In Above the Clouds, both the man and his...

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The Climb

Anatoli Boukreev and G. Weston DeWalt

St. Martin's Griffin

In May 1996 three expeditions attempted to climb Mount Everest on the Southeast Ridge route pioneered by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay in 1953. Crowded conditions slowed their progress....

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