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

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Subtitle: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident
Author: Donnie Eichar
Publisher: Chronicle Books (2014)
ISBN-10: 1452140030
ISBN-13: 9781452140032
Condition: Very Good. Minor wear to edges and spine-ends.
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 288
Dimensions: 22.7 x 14.7 x 1.4 cm

Weight: 0.4 kg


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 - unsettling and unexplained causes of death, a strange final photograph taken by one of the hikers, and signs of radioactivity - have led to decades of speculation over what really happened.

This bestseller is a gripping work of literary nonfiction delves into the mystery through unprecedented access to the hikers' own journals and photographs, government case files, dozens of interviews, and the author's retracing of the hikers' fateful journey in the Russian winter. A fascinating portrait of the young hikers and a skillful interweaving of their story and the author's investigations, here for the first time is the real story of what happened that night on Dead Mountain.


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