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Having survived a pretty serious mountaineering accident myself a few years ago, I found the book absolutely fascinating and very consistent with my own experience both as a climber and member of a volunteer mountain rescue organization. I was familiar with many of the survival stories profiled in the book as an avid reader of mountaineering, exploration, and rescue literature. However, this book really helped answer a number of lingering questions I have had about survival, particularly those related to my own accident--about how/why I reacted the way I did and how it led to my own survival.
I think the book (particularly the last chapter) will be a very useful addition to the… Read more