Edge of the map : the mountain life of Christine Boskoff

Title
Edge of the map : the mountain life of Christine Boskoff

Author
Garton, Johanna,

Publication Information
Seattle, WA : Mountaineers Books, [2020]

ISBN
9781680512885

Physical Description
228 pages ; 22 cm

Language
English

Contents
Missing -- Midwest girl -- A natural -- An industry booms -- Broad peak -- Turning points -- Embracing Madness -- Loss and resilience -- Everest -- Charlie -- Passion -- Shishapangma -- The call of K2 -- Norwood -- Cho Oyu -- Off the grid -- Genyen -- Questions -- Searching -- Answers -- Big love -- Legacies.

Abstract
"A biography of the American mountain climber and guide Christine Boskoff, a woman from the midwest who overcame personal tragedy and climbed six of the 8000-meter peaks (still the record for a North American woman) and led the Seattle-based guiding company, Mountain Madness"-- Provided by publisher.

Personal Subject
Boskoff, Christine, 1967-2006.

Subject Term
Women mountaineers -- United States -- Biography.


LibraryMaterial TypeShelf NumberCopiesStatus
Prescott Public LibraryBook796.522092 BOSKOFF1Nonfiction Books