On the Ridge Between Life and Death

On the Ridge Between Life and Death

What compels mountain climbers to take the risks that they do? Is it the thrill in the physical accomplishment, in managing to defy the odds, or both -- and why do they continue to do what they do in the face of such great danger? In On the Ridge Between Life and Death, David Roberts confronts these questions head-on as he recounts the exhilarating highs and desperate lows of his climbing career. By the time he was twenty-two, Roberts had already been involved in… (more)

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Publisher: Simon & Schuster (December 01, 2006)

Parent ISBN: 9780743255196

Page count: 432 pages

Language: English


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