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Alter Ego eOuple other good stories that haven t been published yetThe result is ok for a climbingountain literature addict but the problem is there are much better books out there Coombs story however is worth a re read More interesting than the average book about climbing accidentsthe author covers 3 different accidentswhereas other authors pad 1 story with 100xtra pages of nothingHE ASKS WHY DID HIS BELAY FAILAND HE NEVER ANSWERS THAT UESTIONLike the author always use a stitcht plate
for belayingI could be dead it would still hold Did his belayingI could be dead would still hold Did his misuse his tuberDid he unclip for a moment to change somethingWas he an idiotPeter knows TELL USTHANKS This collection of three survival narratives had been on my mountaineering reading shelf for a while so when I saw it at Powell s in Portland I didn t hesitate to become an owner While the writing isn t stellar and the style is clearly directed towards a mainstream audience along the lines of what one would find in an adventure magazine like Outside or Backpacker ach story is riveting nough to keep the reader turning page after page In fact though I m pretty sure I had come across the #author s account of his ordeal on Chimney Rock before in some anthology I reread it with the same vitality #s account of his ordeal on Chimney Rock before in some anthology I reread it with the same vitality if it were the first time Out of the three stories the most impressive to me was Colby Coombs refusal to give up on Foraker after his partners were killed in an avalanche and he was severely injured To my amazement I found Coombs continuing to actively guide with the Alaska Mountaineering School today after overcoming this traumatic Uncommon Wisdom eventarly in his climbing career Scott Fischer s trials on K2 highlighted a lesser known side of lite high altitude mountaineering but I didn t find this story. Mbers who narrowly scaped death on some of the world's most renowned peaks Each harrowing tale highlights the dangers struggles and instinct for hopeful survival in mountain climbing Author Peter Potter. Pretty riveting stuff The third person xplanations of the climber s thoughts
Got Old And The old and the story rambles a bit but still really ntertaining Biggest complaint he never God Is in the Crowd explains why his belay failed Horrorifying Well written and anasy read The stories will curl your underpants the amazing thing is that they are true The only dissapointment is that Peter doesn t Attracting Songbirds to Your Backyard everxplain why he fell so far Why did his belay fail In the Zone Epic Survival Stories From the Mountaineering World by Peter Potterfield Mountaineers Books 1996796522 This is a trilogy of mountaineering tales The best of the three features Scott Fischer and Ed Viestures on K2 My rating 710 finished 2003 Great stories made boring by Peter Potterfield First two stories drag on and on and on It s printed by The Mountaineers so most of the readers should be climbers That doesn t stop Peter from The Matriarchs (The Family explaining basic climbing techniues to readers that don t need it The third story is written the best Peter writing about his own climbing accident This book is a compilation of three stories first it thepic survival story of Colby Coombs and his amazing retreat from Mt Foraker in Alaska in my opinion one of the most intense and amazing stories of American mountaineering history Next is Ed Viestur s an Scott Fischer s climb of K2 and then the story of Potterfield s near death fall on Chimney Rock in the Washington cascades This book should be in Notes for the Everlost every mountaineers library I imagine Potterfield s thought process as suchThat near death fall and amazing rescue I personally have lived through is worth writing a book about but I just don t havenough material for a book What can I do about that Well I ll tell absolutely When I Moan (Vassi and Seri 1: Russian Stepbrother Romance) everything about my ownpic and write up a In the Zone is a masterful account of three xtraordinary humans and a fascinating depiction of the struggle for survival in the mountaineering world This gripping trilogy retells the true stories of cli. .
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FISCHER S VERY SPECIFIC PERSONAL GOALSs very specific personal goals an obsession and also because Ed Viesturs was his partner thus boosting his chances by knowing he could rely on the best of the best Still the persistence in the face of adversity and the heroic rescue fforts can rightly be considered the stuff of legend Finally Potterfield s hanging on for life on a ledge after taking a really bad fall on Chimney Rock is vividly recalled not just through the victim s perspective but also through those of his rescuers whom he tracked down and interviewed
extensively so that the story would be complete This journalistic attention toso that the story would be complete This journalistic attention to gives the story additional credibility and makes it stand out as than just another rescue In the Zone is recommended for all who hope to get a better understanding of what keeps survivors going in circumstances that seem impossible at first glance Story of 3 accidents of mountain climbersMountain climbers are a different breed truly amazing They face incredible danger with Crush It! every climbThis book details the beforeduringafter 3 horrific accidents on a mountainHard to stop reading The three mountaineering stories were interestingnough to read through them all I did Attracting Birds to Your Backyard enjoy the first story about Foraker the most but got a little tired of the authors assurances that all the climbers were professionals and were not putting their lives in danger It got a little old after the umpteenth reminder of their professionalxperience However Colby Coombs is amazing and does not appear to Deep Listening exhibit the typical arrogance that most climbers haveThe K2 story was the least interesting More of a glorification of men who choose to climb and die while climbing mountains The third story. Field'sxtensive interviews provide first hand accounts some published here for the first time that share the thoughts and Bird-by-Bird Gardening emotions of three men who confronted the ultimate challenge in thisxtreme spo. .