Die Trying: One Man's Quest to Conquer the Seven Summits

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DIE TRYING

One Man’s Quest to Conquer
the Seven Summits

BO PARFET

WITH RICHARD BUSKIN

AMERICAN MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION NEW YORK ▲ ATLANTA ▲ BRUSSELS ▲ CHICAGO ▲ MEXICO CITY ▲ SAN FRANCISCO SHANGHAI ▲ TOKYO ▲ TORONTO ▲ WASHINGTON, D.C.

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Die Trying: One Man's Quest to Conquer the Seven Summits
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Foreword ix
  • Author's Note xi
  • Die Trying xv
  • Introduction 1
  • Chapter 1 - Getting to the Mountain 5
  • Chapter 2 - Kilimanjaro 24
  • Chapter 3 - Aconcagua 42
  • Chapter 4 - Up the Creek a Quick Adventure 67
  • Chapter 5 - Denali 76
  • Chapter 6 - Elbrus, First Attempt 97
  • Chapter 7 - Vinson Massif 113
  • Chapter 8 - Everest, First Attempt 135
  • Chapter 9 - Elbrus, Second Attempt… Plus Exploits 166
  • Chapter 10 - Carstensz Pyramid 176
  • Chapter 11 - Kosciuszko (and Some Major Side Adventures) 193
  • Chapter 12 - Everest, Second Attempt— on Top of the World 207
  • Appendix - The Seven Summits Gear List 219
  • Acknowledgments 237
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