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The horizon needs a buzz. It’s straight and even in all directions. You could do a Zoom meeting from anywhere, yet you’re still here. The mountains are too far for just a weekend. But you’ve come to the right place; our library is full with all kinds of books and you uncovered the most significant of them. They are by climbers and adventurers that spend time among mountains. These story tellers know things and can transform your perspective of even the flat landscape. So come stay for a while, because I think you need a draft from these stories too. Let me pour you one.

Latest Posts

What Winter 8000 by Bernadette McDonald is Missing

Someone was bound to write this book and we are blessed that it was by Bernadette McDonald. Winter 8000 is a near-complete retelling of all first attempts and ascents of the world’s fourteen highest peaks, except K2, which was the only summit where the winter ascentionists had not yet reached. At publication, the chronicle Bernadette … Continue reading What Winter 8000 by Bernadette McDonald is Missing

Down the Everest Rabbit Hole: The Third Pole by Mark Synnott Reviewed

I was thrilled that Emily Canders at Penguin Books’ Dutton asked me to review another book by Mark Synnott. I enjoyed reading The Impossible Climb (2018.) But when I saw that Synnott wrote about an expedition to Mount Everest, I worried that he sold out; Everest is for wanna-be mountaineers, not genuine off-grid climbers like … Continue reading Down the Everest Rabbit Hole: The Third Pole by Mark Synnott Reviewed

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