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Fiction    Push For The Summit

*** VD Cliff Hanger - (Action, R) Sly Stallone and his bolt gun run amuck.
** VD Into Thin Air: Death on Everest - (Drama, PG) Made for TV movie of the Jon Krakauer book by the same title.
**** VD K2 - (Thriller) Two climbers join an ascent on K2
**** VD The Eiger Sanction - (Action, R) Clint Eastwood plays James Bond on the Eiger in the Swiss Alps

Narratives    Push For The Summit

***** BK All Fourteen 8,000ers - The first man to stand on all 14 of the world's 8000-meter peaks
**** BK Big Walls: Breakthroughs on the Free-Climbing Frontier - Paul Piana's account of his & Todd Skinner's Big Wall climbs. Inc 93 color photos.
***** BK Conquistadors of the Useless - From the Alps to Annapurna
*** BK Into Thin Air - A Personal Account of the 1996 Mount Everest Disaster
*** BK Kiss or Kill - Confessions of a Serial Climber - A collection of short articles Twight has had printed in a variety of publications, which have comments from the author following each.
***** BK Last Step, The: The American Ascent of K2 - Account of the 1978 climb of K2 via the west ridge.
* BK Left For Dead - Beck Weather's extraordinary story about his survival from the 1996 Mt Everest tragedy
***** BK Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage: The Lonely Challenge - Story of Herman Buhl's training and earlier climbs that lead up to his solo FA of Nanga Parbat
*** BK Stone Crusade - A Historical Guide to Bouldering in America

Non-Fiction    Push For The Summit

***** VD Climb, The - The story of Hermann Buhl's climb of Nanga Parbat
**** VD Eiger Solo - (Doco) 1st British solo ascent of the Eiger North Face. Winner of Best Mountaineering Film award.
**** VD Everest Unmasked - (Doco) First Ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen
**** VD Fast Twitch - (Doco) Western USA bouldering and sport climbing film, featuring Chris Sharma on Just Do It.
**** DV Front Range Freaks - (Doco) A varied film following some of Colorados top climbers.

118 of 173 books, 124 of 200 movies reviewed. 548 total reviews.

 

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