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Escape from Lucania

An Epic Story of Survival

by David Roberts

  • 291 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Climbing & mountaineering,
  • Yukon Territory,
  • Mountain Climbing,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Lucania, Mount,
  • Sports & Recreation / Mountaineering,
  • History,
  • Mountaineering

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7927342M
    ISBN 100743224329
    ISBN 109780743224321
    OCLC/WorldCa49991523

    Migratory Behavior of the Rainwater Fish, Lucania Parva, in the York River, Virginia. by Beck, W. R. And W. H. Massmann. and a great selection of related books, art . Some of his remarkable images from the Lucania expedition are included in this book. Zusammenfassung In , Mount Lucania was the highest unclimbed peak in North America. Located deep within the Saint Elias mountain range, which straddles the border of Alaska and the Yukon, and surrounded by glacial peaks, Lucania was all but inaccessible.

      Read Now ?book=PDF Escape from Lucania: An Epic Struggle for Survival Read Online. The book, ‘Escape from Lucania’ chronicles the hardships they endured on Lucania and is the only real piece of literature out there about Lucania. At the time it was first attempt ever made to reach a mountain via an airplane, the event was tarnished by the fact that the plane got bogged down and didn’t take off again for five days%(37).

    Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and David Roberts (born ) is a climber, mountaineer, and author of books and articles about is particularly noted for his books The Mountain of My Fear and Deborah: A Wilderness Narrative, chronicling major ascents in Alaska in the s, which had a major impact on the form of mountaineering mater: Harvard University (B.S., Mathematics), .


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Escape from Lucania by David Roberts Download PDF EPUB FB2

As adamantine as its protagonists, this chilling and exhilarating story of the travails on the ascent of the Yukon’s Mount Lucania is ably retold by Roberts (Points Unknown,etc.).It was when Brad Washburn and Bob Bates made their bid to climb Mount Lucania, in back-of-beyond Canada, a peak then unscaled.

Escape from Lucania book Escape from Lucania is his story of the first ascent of Mount Lucania in Alaska in by Bradford Washburn and Bob Bates. I initially became familiar with the two climbers through Mr.

Roberts' latest book The Last of His Kind, a biography of Brad Washburn that really whetted my appetite to learn more about the famous journey to and from Lucania/5(14).

Escape from Lucania book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. InMount Lucania was the highest unclimbed peak in North 4/5. Escape from Lucania tells this amazing story in thrilling and vivid detail, from the climbers' exultation at reaching the summit to their darkest moments confronting seemingly insurmountable obstacles.

It is a tale of awesome adventure and harrowing ed on: J   Escape from Lucania recounts Washburn and Bates's determined drive toward Lucania's 17,foot summit under constant threat of avalanches, blinding snowstorms, and hidden crevasses. Against awesome odds they became the first to set foot on Lucania's peak, not realizing that their greatest challenge still lay : Simon & Schuster.

InMount Lucania was the highest unclimbed peak in North America. Located deep within the Saint Elias mountain range, which straddles the border of Alaska and the Yukon, and surrounded by glacial peaks, Lucania was all but inaccessible. The leader of one failed expedition deemed it "impregnable." But in that year, a pair of daring young climbers would attempt a first ascent, not knowing.

Escape from Lucania recounts Washburn and Bates's determined drive toward Lucania's 17,foot summit under constant threat of avalanches, blinding snowstorms, and hidden crevasses. Against awesome odds they became the first to set foot on Lucania's peak, not realizing that their greatest challenge still lay beyond.

Buy a cheap copy of Escape from Lucania: An Epic Story of book by David Roberts. InMount Lucania was the highest unclimbed peak in North America.

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It is a tale of awesome adventure and harrowing danger/5(10). This short but sweet look at the ascent two Harvard buddies made of Mt. Lucania in the Yukon Valley in —at the time, the highest unclimbed North American peak at 17, feet—is a.

Escape from Lucania recounts Washburn and Bates's determined drive toward Lucania's 17,foot summit under constant threat of avalanches, blinding snowstorms, and hidden crevasses.

Against awesome odds they became the first to set foot on Lucania's peak, not realizing that their greatest challenge still lay beyond.5/5. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Escape from Lucania: An Epic Story of Survival by David Roberts (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at 5/5(3).

Escape from Lucania | InMount Lucania was the highest unclimbed peak in North America. Located deep within the Saint Elias mountain range, which straddles the border of Alaska and the Yukon, and surrounded by glacial peaks, Lucania was all but inaccessible.

Escape from Lucania recounts Washburn and Bates's determined drive toward Lucania's 17,foot summit under constant threat of avalanches, blinding snowstorms, and hidden crevasses. Against awesome odds they became the first to set foot on Lucania's peak, not realizing that their greatest challenge still lay beyond.5/5.

Get this from a library. Escape from Lucania: an epic story of survival. [David Roberts] -- InMount Lucania was the highest unclimbed peak in North America. Located deep within the Saint Elias mountain range, which straddles the border of Alask and the Yukon, and surrounded by.

Escape from Lucania tells this amazing story in thrilling and vivid detail, from the climbers' exultation at reaching the summit to their darkest moments confronting seemingly insurmountable obstacles. It is a tale of awesome adventure and harrowing danger.

In17,foot Mt. Lucania was the highest unclimbed peak in North America. But two men--Bradford Washburn and Bob Bates--set out to climb Lucania by flying to the base of the mountain. With the assistance of both men, Roberts, one of the finest writers on mountaineering, narrates this extraordinary journey of conquest and survival with all 4/5(1).

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