-- Reissues historically important McKinley writings -- Three stories in one collector's volume -- The Ascent of Denali is accompanied by the diary of Walter Harper, the half-Athabascan, half-Irish guide and dog-team handler who was the first person to set foot on the summit The stories of the fake, the almost, and the actual first ascent of North America's highest peak are joined in one unabridged volume for the first time. In To the Top of the Continent, Dr. Frederick A. Cook describes his glorious and rapid climb to the ...

Denali: Deception, Defeat & Triumph 2001, Mountaineers Books

ISBN-13: 9780898868357