Reinhold Messner

Reinhold Messner is known as one of history’s greatest Himalayan mountaineers. He was the first person to climb all fourteen of the world’s 8,000-meter peaks, many of them solo. Climber, writer, photographer, and filmmaker, Messner has published more than thirty books. His most recent is My Quest for the Yeti.


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The Second Death of George Mallory

Reinhold Messner; Translated by Tim Carruthers
St. Martin's Press

As a boy, climbing legend Reinhold Messner was inspired by another legend: George Mallory's tragic final ascent of Mount Everest in 1924. To Messner, and to...


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