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Darkest Jungle: The True Story of the Darien Expedition and America's Ill-Fated

By: Balf, Todd

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9780609609897

ISBN: 0609609890

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The Last River: The Tragic Race for Shangri-La

By: Balf, Todd

Price: $5.50

Publisher: 10/6/2012

Seller ID: 9780609606254

ISBN: 0609606255

Condition: USED


It was the ultimate whitewater adventure on the Mount Everest of rivers, and the biggest challenge of their lives.... October 1998 an American whitewater paddling team traveled deep into the Tsangpo Gorge in Tibet to run the Yarlung Tsangpo, known in paddling circles as the "Everest of rivers." On Day 12 of that trip, the team's ace paddler, one of four kayakers on the river, launched off an eight-foot waterfall and flipped. He and his overturned kayak spilled into the heart of the thunderous "freight training" river and were swept downstream, never to be seen again. The Last River: Th... View more info