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Inside rob halls adventure consultants expedition mountain mania book 3. This series are the ultimate nonfiction books to capture the interests of boys ages 814. The scenery is varied and spectacular, the lodgings and tracks are of a very high standard, and the interaction with the local sherpa people is truly memorable. Wilson, historical consultant to the colts manufacturing company, inc.185 631 595 936 144 713 922 520 1555 1195 1015 335 1185 1023 1499 1203 988 1560 1456 1214 1535 945 357 1633 1474 1646 421 939 326 977 656 558 107 408 499 595 1264 1418 653