Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident


In February 1959, a group of nine experienced hikers in the Russian Ural Mountains died mysteriously on an elevation known as Dead Mountain. Eerie aspects of the incident--unexplained violent injuries, signs that they cut open and fled the tent without proper clothing or shoes, a strange final photograph taken by one of the hikers, and elevated levels of radiation found on some of their clothes--have led to decades of speculation over what really happened. This gripping work of literary nonfiction delves into the mystery through unprecedented access to the hikers' own journals and photographs, rarely seen government records, dozens of interviews, and the author's retracing of the hikers' fateful journey in the read more

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ISBN:

9781452112749

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

288

Dimensions:

23cm x 16cm

RRP:

$45.00

Category:

Pop Culture , Sport

Publisher:

Chronicle Books

Published:

03 February 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Donnie Eichar