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review Climbing High A Woman's Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub characters ó E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Lene Gammelgaard On May 10 1996 Lene Gammelgaard became the first Scandinavian woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest But a raging storm and human error conspired to turn triumph into catastrophe Eight of her team's climbers including its renowned leader Scott Fischer perished in a tragedy that would make headlines around the world In her The author is one of the most self obsessed whiny and irritating climbers that I ve ever had the misfortune to read about Yes I get that it is about her journey but seriously I got tired of reading how wonderful she was how superior to everyone she was You get the feeling that she believed she could have stopped everyone dying in the disaster if she was in charge She barely talks about the death all around her preferring to be critical of other climbers and whining about not being the centre of everyone s attention I had the feeling she was interested in flaunting herself at Anatoly and trying to get his attention than anything else Terrible self indulgent trash

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Climbing High A Woman's Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy

review Climbing High A Woman's Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub characters ó E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Lene Gammelgaard D commitment reuired to face the daunting challenge of climbing to high altitudes; and of the complex personal relationships forged in the pursuit of such dangerous ventures Arlene Blum author of the classic account of women and mountaineering Annapurna A Woman's Place calls Climbing High an honest and deeply personal account For Everest completists Not terrible but no analysis of the tragedy and scarcely even any acknowledgment of the deaths outside her own team except in footnotes The book really could use an epilogue should be like 25 stars

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review Climbing High A Woman's Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub characters ó E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Lene Gammelgaard Riveting account Gammelgaard takes us from her weeks of determined training to the exhilaration of arriving in Nepal to the arduous climb and deadly storm that forced her and her fellow climbers to huddle throughout the night hoping to stay alive Gammelgaard also writes movingly of Everest's awesome beauty; of the passion an This book is a solid 45 stars I could not give five stars because it was written too concisely and it seemed sometimes with too much sentiment with the flowery new age psycho babble and not enough sentiment with the real life drama that unfolded I give Lene much kudos for her title of first Dane woman to summit but toward the end this title that keeps flying around in her words seems selfish and off putting She keeps putting it in our face too much while others have died There is some humility there but it s not believable to me Most importantly in my opinion because Scott forced his hand with the O2 Lene is still alive today This was never mentioned in this book and I think that Lene owes Scott her life todayOtherwise I learned so much here about the minutia of the expedition and everyday life when preparing for an ascent of Everest The descriptions of the climb were magnificent and I could feel the immediacy of the chaos that unfolded for Lene and her team This is the stuff that made this book so wonderful writing without thought portraying mere survival This is it just what matters on Everest May God rest the souls of those who perished that day

  • Paperback
  • 224
  • Climbing High A Woman's Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy
  • Lene Gammelgaard
  • English
  • 23 February 2020
  • 9780060953614