Himalayan Quest: Ed Viesturs Summits All Fourteen 8,000-Meter Giants (Paperback)
Ed Viesturs Summits All Fourteen 8,000-Meter Giants
National Geographic Society, 9781426204852, 176pp.
Publication Date: May 19, 2009
At the center of this extraordinary account of his mountaineering adventures are Viesturs's own awe-inspiring photographs from the top of the world. This collection of images will show readers the deadly beauty and haunting menace of the Himalaya. A unique, inspiring, and spine-tingling glimpse into the rarified world of the extreme climber, "Himalayan Quest" will appeal not only to Viesturs's significant fan base (fondly known as Edophiles or Edheads), but also to outdoor aficionados and armchair adventurers everywhere.
About the Author
Peter Potterfield is the author of four books on the subject of mountains and wilderness, including the critically acclaimed "In the Zone, " and "The High Himalaya.""
Praise For Himalayan Quest: Ed Viesturs Summits All Fourteen 8,000-Meter Giants…
"Viesturs is no ordinary climber; he’s a legend in mountaineering."Los Angeles Times