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David Roberts (born 1943) is a climber, mountaineer, and author of books and articles about climbing. He is particularly noted for his books The Mountain of My Fear and Deborah: A Wilderness Narrative, chronicling major ascents in Alaska in the 1960s, which had a major impact on the form of mountaineering literature. In thirteen seasons spent in the Alaskan wilderness, Roberts is well known for many first ascents, including the Wickersham Wall on Mount McKinley, the West rib of Mount Huntington, climbing in the Western Brooks Range and the Kichatna Spires, and on the East Face of Mount Dickey. Roberts is the son of Walter Orr Roberts and mentor to Jon Krakauer. David Roberts attended Harvard University, where he received a mathematics degree in 1965. He was a member of and former president of the Harvard Mountaineering Club. He also received a Ph.D. in English from the University of Denver in 1970. From 1970 to 1979 Roberts was a professor of literature at Hampshire College, in Amherst, Massachusetts, as well as designing the college's Outdoors Program. Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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    • The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration
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    • Narrated by: Matthew Brenher
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Release date: 2013-01-28
    • Language: English
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    • Release date: 2009-10-13
    • Language: English
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    • Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna - the World's Deadliest Peak
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    • Release date: 2011-10-04
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    • The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer
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    • Release date: 2011-07-19
    • Language: English
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    • Seeking the Anasazi on the First Traverse of the Comb Ridge
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    • A Human History of America's Most Endangered Wilderness
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    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 2021-02-23
    • Language: English
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