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Climbing High: A Woman’s Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy by Lene Gammelgaard

Log in Sign up. Lene was one of the climbers who staggered to safety and alerted people to others dying not far from camp. It is told mostly event by event with very little context or reflection. For other excellent “arm-chair adventure” mountain climbing books, recommend: Showing of 1 reviews. I appreciated the krkauer of the lead up to the expedition and team members.

This was never mentioned in this book and I think that Lene owes Scott her life today. Sur ordre de Dieu View in iTunes. What really happened to trap the climbers is only known by the survivors. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. She barely talks about the people and events of Rob Hall’s Adventure Consultants expedition even though the fates of these two groups is forever entwined. Didn’t add anything to my knowledge of or voracious interest in Everest and other high peaks, and doesn’t capture sottkle “women’s experience” as well as, for example, Arlene Blum in “Annapurna”.


There were moments during the summit push where Gammelgaard just describes other climbers by equipment for example, a climber from Hall’s expedition visibly struggling is not named and makes no effort to contextualize who they are for the reader. Lene Gammelgaard was the first Danish and first Scandinavian woman to summit Mr. She writes in a manner that shares her trials and tribulations and all of the mechanics of preparing for the As a person who enjoys hiking I have always been in awe of those who challenge themselves with heights, especially the big mountains.

Leni was a member of Scott Fisher’s Everest expedition team that was caught during the storm. Opening the krakquer Store. I suppose her editor and publisher were eager to be first to market but it comes as the expense of a compelling story. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

She doesn’t even get to the summit bid until page It mostly reads like a series of diary entries. This book is her story of the tragic climbing year when there arai 12 deaths.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? View all 4 comments. Climbing High was a more intimate mountaineering book than I’m used to reading. If you’re looking for more of an overview of all participants and the event from all angles, omniscient styleI recommend: Write a customer review. They either disappeared on the mountain or were later discovered frozen to death. If you are going to read one book about this Everest climbing tragedy read Jon Krakauer’s account instead.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: La tragedia sull’Everest del vista da un punto di vista diverso rispetto al famoso “Aria sottile” per chi fosse interessato la mia recensione qui. After the Fall Unabridged View in iTunes. Oct 06, Alain Dewitt sotile it did not like it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem.


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The book really could use an epilogue. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Despite this, I feel like the book does a great job of showing the ups and downs along the way to the summit of the tallest mountain on Earth. Where Men Win Glory: Learn more about Amazon Prime. Gates of the Arctic Unabridged View in iTunes.

Climbing High is a fairly basic account of the Mount Kdakauer tragedy written by a member of Scott Fischer’s expedition. English Choose a language for shopping. This book is nothing like “Into Thin Air” which was a really good, gripping tale of the Everest Tragedy. Gammelgaard was a close friend of Fisher’s, and I did enjoy learning more about him through her account. Felt cold-hearted not to mention the others who died, perhaps in an epilogue. It’s a shame that this isn’t that book.

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Gammelgaard also writes movingly of Everest’s awesome beauty; of the passion and commitment required to face the daunting challenge of climbing to high altitudes; and of the complex personal relationships forged in the pursuit of such dangerous ventures.

This is her kdakauer of the events of that terrible trek. It was lazily written – much barely edited journal writings.