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Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2's Deadliest Day (English Edition) A Revelatory Look At Sherpa History And Culture Highly Recommended David Pitt Booklist A Page Turner Addition To The Library Of Great Mountaineering Books Portland Monthly T He Authors Commendable Documentary About The People Who Carry The Gear Is Overtaken By The Chilling Adventure Story Of One Terrible Day On The Mountain Smithsonian Magazine Fast Paced And Well Researched A Must Read For Anyone Fascinated By The People And Politics Of High Altitude Mountaineering Bookpage A Fast Paced Narrative Of One Of The Worst Climbing Disasters In The History Of K Zuckerman And Padoan Offer Glimpses Into The Climbing Culture That Are As Rare As The Thin Air The Climbers Breathe In The Death Zone A Provocative Perspective On One Of The World S Most Expensive And Deadly Athletic Adventures Kirkus Reviews Buried In The Sky Is A Compelling Account Of The Men Who Have Literally Shouldered The Rest Of The World S Mountaineers Up K Norman Ollestad, Bestselling Author Of Crazy For The Storm Buried In The Sky Isn T Just The Story Of The Worst Climbing Disaster In The History Of The Savage Mountain, But An Important Introduction To The Native Climbers From Pakistan, Nepal, And Tibet Whose Labors Make Most High Altitude Expeditions Possible, And Whose Heroic Efforts Keep The Death Tolls On K, Everest, And Other Himalayan Peaks From Rising Even Higher The Sherpas Climb Off The Page And Carry A Narrative That Is As Fast And As Gripping As Their Superhuman Ascents Michael Kodas, Author Of High Crimes The Fate Of Everest In An Age Of Greed I Admired Buried In The Sky And Enjoyed It, Too T He Authors Did Their Homework And Wrote Their Story Well Credit Is Given At Long Last To Those Who Deserve It Most Peter Matthiessen, Author Of The Snow Leopard Buried In The Sky Is A Gripping Account Of That Fateful Day In When Eleven Climbers Lost Their Lives On K As It Unravels The Series Of Events That Resulted From The Unbridled Ambition Set Loose On A Dangerous Mountain, It Probes Deeply Into The Lives Of Those Courageous And Unheralded Professionals The Thin Air Workhorses From Nepal And Pakistan Heartbreaking Sober Compelling Bernadette McDonald, Author Of Freedom Climbers The Book Takes Pains To Explore Their Culture And The Burden Felt By Such Impoverished Young Men Who Take On Dangerous Work That Pays Well Yet Remains An Offense To The Mountains They Revere Sobering Library Journal Buried In The Sky Will Appeal To Every Mountaineer Armchair Or Otherwise Interested In The Climbing History Of K, That Beautiful And Deadly Peak Maurice Isserman, Co Author Of Fallen Giants A History Of Himalayan Mountaineering From The Age Of Empire To The Age Of Extremes An Informative And Inspirational Book I Couldn T Put It Down I Am Proud To Know Of The Determination And Loyalty Of The Sherpa Climbers And Their Tireless Efforts To Risk Their Lives For The Other Climbers Jamling Tenzing Norgay, Son Of Tenzing Norgay, Author Of Touching My Father S Soul Although Everest Is The Tallest Mountain On Earth, K, The Savage Mountain, Is A Difficult And Deadly Peak, And This Compelling Story Brought Back From Its Slopes Is A Worthy Tale About A Little Known Aspect Of These High Stakes Climbs Minneapolis Star Tribune Pacey, Compelling, And Clear, This Is An Excellent Account Of What Happened That Fateful August Day The Himalayan Born High Altitude Workers Leap Off The Page With All Their Hopes And Fears And Astonishing Courage Buried In The Sky Is One Of The Very Best Books On The Tragedy Ed Douglas, Author Of Tenzing Hero Of Everest Gripping An Absorbing Book That Goes Beyond The Typical Mountaineering Tale This Book Is Mesmerizing Deseret News Zuckerman And Padoan Have Dug Deeper Than Anyone Else Thanks To Their Efforts, The Heroism And Humanity Of The Sherpa Climbers Who Saved Lives Shine Through The Chaos And Grief Of That Awful Day On K David Roberts, Co Author Of Ks Life And Death On The World S Most Dangerous Mountain And Author Of On The Ridge Between Life And Death Into Thin Air Was A Huge Success, And Buried In The Sky Will Satisfy Anyone Who Loved That Book Boston Globe Buried In The Sky Reveals The Heroic Deeds Of The Sherpa It Brings To Light How Immensely Strong, Loyal And Talented The Sherpa Climbers Are When Most Other Climbers Were Faltering On The Descent From The K S Summit, The Sherpa Climbers Not Only Rescued Themselves, But Also Went Back Up To Rescue Others Finally Credit Is Given, Where Credit Is Due Ed Viesturs, Bestselling Author Of No Shortcuts To The Top And K Life And Death On The World S Most Dangerous Mountain A Work Of Obsessive Reporting The Authors Who Are Cousins Traveled Across The World, Conducting Extensive Interviews With Nearly Every Person Who Was On The Mountain In And Using Digital Forensics To Analyze The Photographs Taken That Day They Weave A Narrative That Is Hair Raising And Moving, But Also Precise Crucial Given The Technical Complexities Of Expeditions And The Often Hazy Recollections Of Traumatized Survivors But What Makes Their Book An Indispensable Addition To The Genre Is The Way The Authors Explore The Cultural Crevasse Underlying The Ill Fated Expeditions On K They Provide A Long Overdue Historical Correction To The Familiar Mountaineering Story Matthew Power Men S Journal Enthralling Phenomenal Research And Vivid Writing Create A Memorable Portrait Not Only Of The Events On The Mountain But Also Of The People Who Make Modern High Altitude Climbing Possible Wall Street Journal E Asily The Most Riveting And Important Mountaineering Book Of The Past Decade Outside MagazineWinner Of The National Outdoor Book Award And The Banff Mountain Book Award For Mountain LiteratureGripping, IntenseBuried In The Sky Will Satisfy Anyone Who Loved Into Thin Air Kate Tuttle, Boston GlobeWhen Eleven Climbers Died On K In , Two Sherpas Survived Their Astonishing Tale Became The Stuff Of Mountaineering Legend This White Knuckle Adventure Follows The Sherpas From Their Remote Villages In Nepal To The Peak Of The Worlds Most Dangerous Mountain, Recounting One Of The Most Dramatic Disasters In Alpine History From A Fascinating New PerspectiveWinner Of The NCTE George Orwell Award And An Official Selection Of The American Alpine Club Book Club

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5 thoughts on “Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2's Deadliest Day (English Edition)

  1. comodoro comodoro says:

    Es un libro muy bueno e interesante, pero en l no encontraremos una literatura cl sica de monta a, sino m s bien una historia de la relaci n entre los sherpas o los pakistan es con la monta a Leyendo nos podemos informar de cu les son sus ambiciones, por qu escalan, c mo se lo toman sus familias, qu ganan y qu pierden con el contacto con los occidentales, c mo es su forma de rel

  2. Bradley M Bradley M says:

    I knew nothing about the tragedy in this book, prior to reading this So, the beginning of the book immediately tapped into my desire to know What happened And Who made it through and what was it like for them This book intertwines Nepali history and culture with the story of the 2008 K2 disaster.Reading this gave me a similar, immersive experience that I also received when reading Into T

  3. Nature Nut Nature Nut says:

    This wonderful book gives a glimpse into the people who ve made all Himalayan climbs possible An amazing amount of research went into its writing, turning this tale of the K2 climb into a disaster thriller That s because we also get to know the individual sherpa, down to their lives, families, dreams and reasons for having been there But for readers who fear getting bogged down in uninteresting m

  4. antdizzleofmaryland antdizzleofmaryland says:

    I picked up this book after watching the documentary film The Summit.The book starts off with a history and description of Sherpa culture and beliefs as well as a look into the culture of Pakistani porters The protagonists are a few Pakistani high altitude porters and Sherpas I have to admit that I was put off by this, at first, because it s unusual for an adventure book to start from a non Western point

  5. RTM RTM says:

    This book offers an unique perspective on what has unfortunately become a familiar story too many people, from different countries, with varying levels of skill and experience, attempt to climb a famous but very dangerous mountain in this case K2 at the same time by the same upper route to the summit In 2008, nearly 40 climbers made this choice to take advantage of a narrow window of good weather 11 died during a

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