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Climbing High

A Woman"s Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy

by Lene Gammelgaard

  • 214 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Seal Press (CA) .
Written in English

  • Biography: general,
  • Climbing & mountaineering,
  • Mountaineering,
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepa,
  • Mountain Climbing,
  • Special Interest - Adventure,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Travel,
  • General,
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal),
  • Asia - China,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Specific Groups - General,
  • Biography,
  • Mountaineers,
  • 1961-,
  • Denmark,
  • Gammelgaard, Lene,

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8760042M
    ISBN 101580050239
    ISBN 109781580050234

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