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Quillen's opus, Tempting the Throne Room opened to high reviews within the mountaineering community. His honest yet lightheareted narrative chronicled the tragic 2013 climbing season in the Karakoram to which he was a first hand participant.


Characterized as both frank and articulate, it is the only account of the deaths of three brave Iranians with whom he shared time and bonds deep in the Pakistan Karakoram.  Quillen's partner, Brian Moran, took a serious fall and required an extensive rescue operation.  Little did they know the operation that helped Moran would fail with their Iranian brothers.   Click the cover for purchasing informatio.

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