Above the Clouds: The Diaries of a High-Altitude Mountaineer

Anatoli Boukreev


When Anatoli Boukreev died at the slopes of Annapurna on Christmas day, 1997, the realm misplaced one of many maximum adventurers of our time.

In Above the Clouds, either the guy and his impressive climbs on Mt. McKinley, K2, Makalu, Manaslu, and Everest-including his diary entries at the notorious 1996 catastrophe, written presently after his return-are immortalized. There are also minute technical information about the ability of mountaineering, in addition to own reflections on what existence ability to an individual who dangers it each day. totally illustrated with lovely colour pictures, Above the Clouds is a different and breathtaking examine the realm from its such a lot distant peaks.

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