Surviving Denali

Author: 
Waterman, Jonathan
Year Published: 
1983

"This well written and researched book by Jonathan Waterman tells an interesting and pretty harrowing experiences of things that can go wrong when you climb a mountain. In this case, that mountain is Mount McKinley, the highest peak in North America and a popular climbing peak due to its accessibility. The author takes these ""statistics"" of injuries, accidents and deaths into a learning experience for the readers of his book. These ""statistics"" often results from accidents, carelessness, medical edemas, unprepareness, lack of skills and bad luck that can happened to anyone at anytime on Mount McKinley. But the author make it clear that if all the proper precautions, preparation and training were engrained, a climber would have most of the favors on his side."

Format: 
Book
Type: 
General
Topic: 
Mountaineering
Availability: 
Available