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IN THE THRONE ROOM OF THE MOUNTAIN GODS Galen Rowell 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by 8 climbers: Galen Rowell, Fred Stanley, Fred Dunham, Jim Whittaker, Lou Whittaker, Jim Wickwire, Dianne Roberts, Rob Schaller
By Rowell, Galen
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San Francisco, Sierra Club, 1977, 1st edition. 326 pp, color photos. Large format Hardcover, Dust Jacket, Fine condition.

Excellent K2 and Karakoram history; includes an assault on K2 led by the Whittakers. Forward by George Schaller. In 1975 a mountaineering team of nine Americans, including writer-photographer Galen Rowell, set forth to scale K2, the worlds second highest peak, in the Karakoram Himalaya. Here is the classic first person account of that attempt, written with unflinching honesty, taut human drama, and keen insight into the motives that compel men and women to risk their lives in high altitude climbing. Over 200 photo illustrations 50 of those illustrations are in color.   
 
SIGNED by 8 team members: Galen Rowell, Fred Stanley, Fred Dunham, Jim Whittaker, Lou Whittaker, Jim Wickwire, Dianne Roberts, Rob Schaller.

This is a heavy, large format book. Extra postage will be requested for Priority Mail and International mail.

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