No Shortcuts to the Top
Climbing the World's 14 Highest PeaksBook - 2006
For 18 years, Viesturs pursued climbing's holy grail: to stand atop the world's fourteen 8,000-meter peaks, without the aid of bottled oxygen. However, No Shortcuts to the Top is as much about the man who would become the first American to achieve that goal as it is about his stunning quest.
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2006
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: viii, 358 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm