Tempting the Throne Room

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Tempting the Throne Room

Surviving Pakistan's Deadliest Climbing Season 2013

Authored by John Quillen
Edited by Eric Graves

His climbing partner was face down in the snow at 18,000 feet with a shattered limb and the weather was turning again. Little did they realize that this was only a small taste of the tragedy that would unfold on this ill-fated expedition. Of their team of 11 only 8 would return and one faced the possiblity of losing his leg permanently. What happened in the Karakoram and who paid the ultimate price for tempting the throne room? Experience this first hand account of Pakistan's deadliest climbing season marred from the beginning by Taliban masscres of mountaineers on a nearby peak. This book comes complete with over 50 unpublished photographs and illustrations.

Publication Date:
1494845849 / 9781494845841
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Sports & Recreation / Mountaineering

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