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2013 was the deadliest climbing year ever seen in the Karakoram. John was climbing Broad Peak and found himself smack dab in the middle of it. It was a tragedy on multiple levels and Quillen describes how he was able to survive and escape intact. His team was not so fortunate. Click the book jacket for more details and purchasing information.

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Although more wistful, Father of Ice Mountains is a candid look at expedition life and ski mountaineering in Western China. Follow John's successful steps to the summit of this remote peak and back into the dusty streets of Kashgar.

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