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Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2's Deadliest Day Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393345414
Availability: Out of stock, usually available in 1-5 days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 3rd, 2013

Using K2's treacherous ascent as a backdrop, Zuckerman and Padoan explore the effects of tourist-driven climbing on indigenous populations and their way of life. An excellent book about the human cost of big-business, high-altitude climbing.