FACING THE EXTREME : One Woman's Story of True Courage, Death-Defying Survival and Her Quest for the Summit.
Edition: First printing.
New York: St Martin's, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The personal account of the only female member of a 9 person expedition on Mt. McKinley in Alaska in May 1992. The story of how they survived when the most violent weather system on record (one which killed 11 climbers), slammed into the mountain, pinning them on an ice shelf at 14,000 feet for almost 2 weeks. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs on gloss paper. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-312-179421.
Condition: INSCRIBED by the author on the title page " For... thanks for all the help getting me up the mountain.' Fine in fine dust jacket.