The Naked Mountain

Ranked #43 in Mountaineering

* Did Reinhold Messner sacrifice his brother to his ambition?
* Publication of this book in Germany stirred controversy across Europe
* The most personal book Messner has ever written
* More than 45,000 copies sold of the German edition
Reinhold Messner is famous for many firsts: First to climb all fourteen 8000-meter peaks; first to summit Everest (with Peter Habeler) without supplementary oxygen, first to solo Everest. None of these, however, equals the drama of his first summit: 8000-meter peak Nanga Parbat.
Thirty-two years later, Messner is still...

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