[Epub] ❧ No Way Down By Graham Bowley – Writerscompany.co.uk

No Way Down I m embarrassed to say that I got a good quarter of the way through this book before finding out from Goodreads that I had actually read it before In my defense, I already knew the general story, so I fig This book presents an explanation of the tragedy that occurred on K2 in 2008, during which eleven people died The author provides an unbiased account of what took place, who did what, and why Bowley exposes the many factors involved, including lack of communication, delays in the ascent, questionable judgments, and bad luck Once oxygen deprivation to the brain is added to the mix, it became the proverbial recipe for disaster.The human drive to conquer conditions of extreme cold fascinates me This book presents an explanation of the tragedy that occurred on K2 in 2008, during which eleven people died The author provides an unbiased account of what took place, who did what, and why Bowley exposes the many factors involved, including lack of communication, delays in the ascent, questionable judgments, and bad luck Once o No Way Down Is Both A Gripping Read And A Clear Eyed Investigation Of The Hubris, Politics, And Bad Luck That Brought On One Of The Worst Disasters In Modern Mountaineering History Michael Kodas, Author Of High Crimes The Fate Of Everest In An Age Of Greed Graham Bowley S No Way Down Does A Great Job Of Putting You On The Mountain It Is A Refreshingly Unadorned Account Of The True Brutality Of Climbing K2, Where Heroes Emerge And Egos Are Stripped Down, And The Only Thing Achieving Immortality Is The Cold Ruthless Mountain Norman Ollestad, Author Of Crazy For The StormIn The Tradition Of Into Thin Air And Touching The Void, No Way Down By New York Times Reporter Graham Bowley Is The Harrowing Account Of The Worst Mountain Climbing Disaster On K2, Second To Everest In Height But Second To No Peak In Terms Of Danger From Tragic Deaths To Unbelievable Stories Of Heroism And Survival, No Way Down Is An Amazing Feat Of Storytelling And Adventure Writing, And, In The Words Of Explorer And Author Sir Ranulph Fiennes, The Closest You Can Come To Being On The Summit Of K2 On That Fateful Day. Good companion to Ed Viestur s K2 book That one isstraight up reporting whereas this one recounts the 2008 disaster using a suspenseful narrative style It reads like fiction, with lots of dialog, cliffhangers and foreshadowing.Knowing what happ It is hard not to compare this book to Into Thin Air by Jon Krakuaer However, there are some noticeable differences which I believe make this book apleasurable read The latter spent a far greater number of pages detailing the rich cultural history of Everest and the individuals who climbed it This book propels the readeror less straight into the action and, although there are segments which are dedicated to the history of K2, this in itself often provides the same enthralling read It is hard not to compare this book to Into Thin Air by Jon Krakuaer However, there are some noticeable differences which I believe make this book apleasurable read The latter spent a far greater number of pages detailing the rich cultural history of Everest and the individuals who climbed it This book propels the readeror l Like everyone else who read Krakauer s Into Thin Air, I ve been obsessed ever since with tales of high altitude climbing, particularly when that climbing goes wrong This book is about the 2008 disaster on K2, which left 11 climbers dead One climber saw her husband die in an avalanche that barely missed her and another climber another one saved a fellow Sherpa who has lost his ice axe, only to lose his cousin the following day during a separate rescue mission This story shares some similarity Like everyone else who read Krakauer s Into Thin Air, I ve been obsessed ever since wit Adventure and death sometimes go hand in hand Climbing K2 provides an abundance of mountaineering adventure with the always looming prospect of death This story is a riveting explanation of the personalities and dec The jacket blurb calls this a riveting work of narrative non fiction Hardly It reads like a long newspaper article. Yikes This book is rathergruesome than most of the mountain woe books I ve read People just go sliding right off cliffs, someone finds another team member s eyeball in the snow after an avalanche and later on, that same person s penis is described as frozen Which makes sense in its bluntness leads me down all sorts of unpleasant avenues regarding man bits and why no one has ever mentioned before what goes on down there at 28,000 feet And what about the women How exactly does o Yikes This book is rathergruesome than most of the mountain woe books I ve read People just go sliding right off cliffs, someone finds another team memb The hour by hour story of the infamous K2 expedition in 2008 that claimed the lives of eleven climbers The author interviewed many of the survivors and pieced together the most likely series of events from their accounts, although in spots his delving into minds of those who died, while probably as accurate as one could be, still remain speculative Nevertheless, there are segments of nail biting suspenseAfter having waited several months into the very short summer climbing season on K2, the se The hour by hour story of the infamous K2 expedition in 2008 that claimed the lives of eleven climbers The author interviewed many of the survivors and pieced together the most likely series of events from their accounts, although in spots his delving into minds of those who died, while probably as accurate as one could be, still remain speculative Nevertheless, there are segments of nail biting suspenseAfter having waited several months into the very short summer climbing season on K2, the second highest mountain in the world, and considered one of the most difficult and dangerous, several teams of climbers attempted a summit Despite delays along the way that should have had them postpone their climb toward the top, many continued on The most dangerous part of each climb is the


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