Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Michael Hodgson

Ruth Anne Kocour is a veteran mountaineer with nine international summits under her belt (including Mt. McKinley, Kilimanjaro, Aconcagua, Nevado Illimani, and Mt. Elbrus). She is an artist by avocation and lives in Galena, Nevada.Michael Hodgson, a former mountain guide, is an editor for Outdoor Retailer magazine and also writes for Men's Health and Outside, to name a few. Like Ruth Anne, he continues to seek the wilder side of any mountain. Facing The Extreme is his sixteenth book.

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Facing the Extreme

Facing the Extreme

Ruth Anne Kocour with Michael Hodgson
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

She stepped into a death zone. The climbers on Alaska's Mt. McKinley called her "the woman." Ruth Anne Kocour, a world-class mountaineer, wasn't bothered. It was part of the challenge she faced...

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