Month: January 2012

Book Reviews: October 2006

K2: The Price of Conquest Lino Lacedelli and Giovanni Cenacchi Mountaineers Books, September 2006, 127 pages. K2: The Price of Conquest, critically examines the successful 1954 Italian expedition that put two climbers atop K2. In doing so the authors join David Roberts, who in 2000 cast a critique on Maurice Herzog’s classic Annapurna, and Richard …

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Backcountry Ski Basics: Learn from Expert Nils Larsen

Once again, OTM was fortunate to track down Inland Northwest “freeheel” ski luminary Nils Larsen-who is tirelessly touring North America with his multi-media, “A Journey to the Source,” highlighting his 2005 trip to the Altai Mountains in China and preparing for a return trip to the Altais this month. Larsen offers some basic backcountry skiing …

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