Posts Tagged: K2

K2, Triumph and Tragedy - Jim Curran cover art

K2, Triumph and Tragedy – Jim Curran

Published: 1987 Reading style: easy Images: colour throughout What the publisher says: K2 is the second highest mountain in the world. In the summer of 1986 there were nine expeditions on K2. The author was the only English-speaker at K2

K2, Triumph and Tragedy - Jim Curran cover art

K2, Triumph and Tragedy – Jim Curran

Published: 1987 Reading style: easy Images: colour throughout What the publisher says: K2 is the second highest mountain in the world. In the summer of 1986 there were nine expeditions on K2. The author was the only English-speaker at K2

Freddie Wilinsn - portrait

Library Talks: Freddie Wilkinson, author of One Mountain Thousand Summits

Freddie Wilkinson is a writer, guide and Mountain Hardwear sponsored climber from New Hampshire in the USA who published his first book, One Mountain Thousand Summits: the untold story of tragedy and heroism on K2, in 2010. His writing has

Freddie Wilinsn - portrait

Library Talks: Freddie Wilkinson, author of One Mountain Thousand Summits

Freddie Wilkinson is a writer, guide and Mountain Hardwear sponsored climber from New Hampshire in the USA who published his first book, One Mountain Thousand Summits: the untold story of tragedy and heroism on K2, in 2010. His writing has

One Mountain Thousand Summits - Freddie Wilkinson

One Mountain Thousand Summits – Freddie Wilkinson

The Mountain Library rating: ★★★★ Published: 2010 Reading style: medium Images: yes (8 pages, b&w) Read The Mountain Library interview with this author - Library Talks: Freddie Wilkinson, author of One Mountain Thousand Summits. Lasting memory: One Mountain Thousand Summits by Freddie

One Mountain Thousand Summits - Freddie Wilkinson

One Mountain Thousand Summits – Freddie Wilkinson

The Mountain Library rating: ★★★★ Published: 2010 Reading style: medium Images: yes (8 pages, b&w) Read The Mountain Library interview with this author - Library Talks: Freddie Wilkinson, author of One Mountain Thousand Summits. Lasting memory: One Mountain Thousand Summits by Freddie

Library talks: Graham Bowley, author of No Way Down

Graham Bowley is the author of No Way Down, the New York Times bestselling book about the 2008 disaster on K2. Born in England, he now lives in New York where he is a staff reporter for The New York

Library talks: Graham Bowley, author of No Way Down

Graham Bowley is the author of No Way Down, the New York Times bestselling book about the 2008 disaster on K2. Born in England, he now lives in New York where he is a staff reporter for The New York

No Way Down - Graham Bowley

No Way Down: life and death on K2 – Graham Bowley

The Mountain Library rating: ★★★★ Published: 2010 Reading style: journalistic thriller Images: yes (16 pages of colour photos, including route maps) Read an interview with this author in ‘Library talks: Graham Bowley, author of No Way Down‘ First thoughts: It’s hard

No Way Down - Graham Bowley

No Way Down: life and death on K2 – Graham Bowley

The Mountain Library rating: ★★★★ Published: 2010 Reading style: journalistic thriller Images: yes (16 pages of colour photos, including route maps) Read an interview with this author in ‘Library talks: Graham Bowley, author of No Way Down‘ First thoughts: It’s hard

Eiger Dreams - Jon Krakauer

Eiger Dreams – Jon Krakauer

The Mountain Library rating: ★★★★ Published: 1990 Reading style: Easy going, at times funny, always engaging Images: No Eiger Dreams – ventures among men and mountains, is a collection of author Jon Krakauer’s articles and essays, mostly about climbing, taken

Eiger Dreams - Jon Krakauer

Eiger Dreams – Jon Krakauer

The Mountain Library rating: ★★★★ Published: 1990 Reading style: Easy going, at times funny, always engaging Images: No Eiger Dreams – ventures among men and mountains, is a collection of author Jon Krakauer’s articles and essays, mostly about climbing, taken