Level 8 Unit 27
Recreation: Mountain Climbing


World Mountaineering
Audrey Salkeld, Ed.
A complete guide to the world’s great mountains told by the world's great mountaineers.



Banner in the Sky
by James Ramsey Ullman
A boy sets out to climb an unconquered Swiss mountain.
  The Armchair Mountaineer
by David Reuther
Contains excerpts from the literature of mountaineering.


Alaska Ascents
by Bill Sherwonit
World-class mountaineers tell their stories.
  Into Thin Air
by Jon Krakauer
First-hand account of a catastrophic expedition up Mount Everest.


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