8000+: Aufbruch in die Todeszone [8000+: Dawn of the Dead Zone]: Steck, Ueli & Karin Steinbach
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8000+: Aufbruch in die Todeszone [8000+: Dawn of the Dead Zone]

Author(s): Steck, Ueli & Karin Steinbach

Copyright: 2012, Germany
Specifications: 2nd, 8vo, pp.254, 44 color photos, page ribbon, map eps, light blue cloth
Condition: dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine

Steck (1976-2017), the Swiss Machine, was an outstanding Swiss mountaineer known for his bold ascents in the Alps and Himalaya. He won a number of awards over the course of his career – Eiger Award (2008), Piolet d’Or (2009, 2014), Kari Unterkircher Award (2010), and National Geographic Adventurer of the Year (2015).

In this book, Steck describes his solo climbs of Cholatse’s North Face (2005) and Tawoche’s East Face (2005), his ascents of Gasherbrum II East Summit (2006) and Tengkampoche (2008), his near-fatal accident on Annapurna’s South Face (2007, 2008), Makalu (2009), Cholatse, Lobuche, and Ama Dablam (2011), his 8000m Project Himalaya trilogy – Shisha Pangma, Cho Oyu, Everest (2011), Everest (2012), and more. In German, no English translation.

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