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Minus 148
First Winter Ascent of Mount McKinley
by Art Davidson
 
In 1967, eight men attempted North America's highest summit: Mount McKinley (now known as Denali) had been
climbed before but never in winter.

Plagued by doubts and cold, group tension and a crevasse tragedy, the expedition tackled McKinley in minimal hours of daylight and fierce storms. They were trapped at three different camps above 14,000 feet during a six-day blizzard and faced the ultimate windchill low temperature of 148° F.




Minus 148° is Art Davidson's stunning personal narrative, supplemented by diary excerpts from team members George
Wichman, John Edwards, Dave Johnston, and Greg Blomberg.


Davidson retells the team's fears and frictions and
ultimate triumph with an honesty that has made this gripping survival story a mountaineering classic for over 40
years. 

Minus 148
Minus 148
First Winter Ascent of Mount McKinley
by Art Davidson

Mountaineers Books, 2013

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