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Minus 148° :first winter ascent of Mount McKinley

Art Davidson

Minus 148° :first winter ascent of Mount McKinley

by Art Davidson

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Published by Mountaineers Books in Seattle, WA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountaineering

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMinus one hundred forty-eight degrees, Minus 148 degrees
    StatementArt Davidson ; with a foreword by David Roberts
    SeriesLegends and lore series, Legends and lore series
    The Physical Object
    Pagination236 pages
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26960394M
    ISBN 101594857555
    ISBN 109781594857553
    OCLC/WorldCa851656410

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    Here is the personal narrative by one member of the eight-man team that attempted the first winter ascent of Mt. McKinley, Alaska, North America's highest mountain. Art Davidson tells of the long, difficult months of preparation, and then of starting the climb from the Kahiltna Glacier in late January, Price Range: $ - $   Originally from Colorado, Art Davidson became interested in climbing and was eventually drawn to the adventure and beauty of Alaska. In , he participated in the first winter ascent of Denali. The book "Minus Degrees: The First Winter Ascent of Mount McKinley" is his stirring account of this expedition and has garnered critical and.

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On their descent they were trapped by a week-long storm with a wind-chill temperature calculated at minus degrees. That is the title of Davidson’s book that has become a classic of mountaineering literature.

Denali — known officially as Mount McKinley until — is the roof of North America and is an iconic symbol of Alaska. Art Davidson's account of that climb, Minus First Winter Ascent of Mount McKinley, was first published in and was republished this year by The Mountaineers Books to help mark the centennial of the first successful ascent of the mountain, also known as.

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At twenty-two I came to regard the first expedition to Mt. McKinley in the winter as a journey into an unexplored land. No one had lived on North America's highest ridges in the winter twilight. Denali (/ d ɪ ˈ n ɑː l i /) (also known as Mount McKinley, its former official name) is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of 20, feet (6, m) above sea a topographic prominence of 20, feet (6, m) and a topographic isolation of 4, miles (7, km), Denali is the third most prominent and third most isolated peak on Earth, after Mount Location: Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, U.S.This amazing book does a wonderful job of presenting snapshots of Denali's past and telling many of the stories that have shaped its history.

This book included user-friendly maps of the Park's road and innumerable historic photos to highlight its content. The First Winter Ascent of Mount McKinley. by Art Davidson. Minus is one of the.Minus Degrees First Winter Ascent of Mount McKinley (Book): Davidson, Art: CLICK HERE to download the first 50 pages from (Provide us with a little information and we'll send your download directly to your inbox) This finely crafted adventure tale runs on adrenaline but also something else: brutal honesty.

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