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Summary: Three renowned climbers navigate nature's harshest elements and their own complicated inner demons to ascend Mount Meru, the most technically complicated and dangerous peak in the Himalayas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2015

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MER

Coburn, Broughton

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 1997

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Jornet, Kilian

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Summary: "Training for the Uphill Athleete translates theory into methodolgoy to allow you to write your own training plans and coach yourslef to your endurance goals. This is the only book that presents training principles for athletes who regularly partipate in distance running, ski mountaineering, skimo, and other sports that require optimum fitness and customized strength....This book collectes the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Patagonia Books 2019

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Kasischke, Louis W.

Summary: Near the top of Mount Everest, on 10 May 1996, eight climbers died. It was the worst tragedy in the mountain's history. Lou Kasischke was there. Now he tells the harrowing story of what went wrong, as it has never been told before - including why the climbers were desperately late and out of time. His personal story, captured in the title AFTER THE WIND, tells about the intense moments near the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Good Hart Publishing 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.522 KAS

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.54 KAS

Davidson, Jim

Summary: "A dramatic account of the deadly avalanche on Everest-and a return to reach the summit. On April 25, 2015, Jim Davidson was climbing Mount Everest when a 7.8-magnitude earthquake released avalanches all around him and his team, destroying their only escape route and trapping them at nearly 20,000 feet. It was the largest earthquake in Nepal in eighty-one years and killed nearly 8,900 people....

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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Ellsworth, Scott

Summary: "While tension steadily rose between European powers in the 1930s, a different kind of battle was raging across the Himalayas. Contingents from Great Britain, Nazi Germany, and the United States had set up rival camps at the base of the mountains, all hoping to become recognized as the fastest, strongest, and bravest climbers in the world. Carried on across nearly the entire sweep of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: : Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 ELL

Van Tilburg, Christopher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.0252 TIL

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Human Kinetics 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 COO

Conefrey, Mick

Summary: At 28,251 ft, K2 might be almost 800 ft shorter than Everest, but it's a far harder climb. In this definitive account, Mick Conefrey grippingly describes the early attempts to reach the summit and provides a fascinating exploration of the first ascent's complex legacy. From the drug-addicted occultist Aleister Crowley to Achille Compagnoni and Lindo Lacedelli, the Italian duo who finally made...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oneworld Publications Ltd 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.54 CON

Hall, Andy.

Summary: "Denali's Howl is the white-knuckle account of one of the most deadly climbing disasters of all time. In 1967, twelve young men attempted to climb Alaska's Mount McKinley-known to the locals as Denali-one of the most popular and deadly mountaineering destinations in the world. Only five survived. Journalist Andy Hall, son of the park superintendent at the time, investigates the tragedy. He...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 HAL

Mavrikis, Peter

Summary: The amount of oxygen available at the highest place on Earth is just under 7 percent. Explorers risk their lives and test their lungs traveling to these great heights atop mountains. Who are these adventurers and why do they do it?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 509 MAV

Willis, Clint.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 WIL

Summary: Play Misty for me: A radio disc jockey becomes the victim of psychotic obsession when he tries to end a torrid love affair with a fan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CLI

Herman, Gail

Summary: Recounts the journey made by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norkey to the peak of Mount Everest, the highest location on Earth, highlighting how they used teamwork to make it to the top.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.54 HER

Summary: Two blind men and a man who is a double leg amputee, together with companies who create assistive techniques and technologies, climb a difficult eight pitch rock during the No Barriers Festival in the Dolomites in Cortina, Italy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Serac Adventure Films 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MOU

Dickmann, Nancy.

Summary: Introduces Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world; describes the first expedition to the top of the mountain completed by Edmund HIllary and Tenzing Norgay; and explains why climbing the mountain is so difficult.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raintree 2013

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Fellman, Isaac R.

Summary: Lamat Paed understands paradoxes. She's a great mountain climber who's never summited, the author of a tell-all that didn't really tell anything. For years she guided pilgrims up the foothills of the Sublime Mount, leading them as high as God would let them go. And then she partnered the apostate Southern priest Mother Disaine on the most daring, most blasphemous expedition in history -- an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aqueduct Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FEL

Krakauer, Jon.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Villard 1998

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Krakauer, Jon.

Summary: Krakauer provides a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster. The 1996 expedition he was reporting on and climbing with was engulfed by a storm. Five of his fellow climbers were dead and the sixth horribly frostbitten. By the time all expeditions had quit the mountains, twelve people had perished.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Pub. 1997

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 796.522 Kra

Paddock, Bonner.

Summary: In this exhilarating and inspirational memoir, the first man with cerebral palsy to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and complete the brutal Ironman competition shares the exhilarating adventure that led to his achievements--redefining our ideas of normal and proving that life is never truly limited for any of us.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PADDOCK, BONNER PAD

Stilton, Geronimo.

Summary: Geronimo follows clues in a diary all the way to Mouse Everest in search of his old friend Professor von Volt who has mysteriously disappeared.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Stilton

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION STI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC STI

Summary: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2016

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE EVE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD EVE RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE EVE

Summary: "Winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary in 1975, this stirring chronicle tells the tale of Japanese alpinist Yūichirō Miura and his attempt to ski down Mt. Everest in 1970"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Film Detective 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAN

Summary: Sir Edmund Hillary was a bee-keeper, mountaineer, war veteran, explorer, philanthropist, husband, father, and the first person to ever reach the summit of Mount Everest. From his childhood in South Auckland, New Zealand, to the plane crash that killed his wife and daughter, the intriguing drama portrays the life, loves, and losses of one of the most famous explorers of all time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SIR

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