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ASCENT OF OLYMPUS MONS (The Martian Mountaineers Book 1)

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The biggest mountain on any planet is the prize in this epic adventure that spans continents and worlds. Justin Hardy is a normal, small town guy trying to build a career as a photographer. Mike Simpson is a world class mountaineer looking for adventure, romance, and his next big climb. When they join forces and set their sights on Mars' highest mountain, Olympus Mons, ...more
Kindle Edition, 558 pages
Published July 21st 2018
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Barbara Smith
Sep 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Out of this world climbing adventure.

I am not a rock climber, only an average hiker, but was quickly caught up in this climbing adventure. The characters are well developed and likeable. The story moves quickly. At the end I could barely put the book down. People who are rock climbers should especially enjoy and appreciate this adventure.
Paul Reid
Sep 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Later half of the 21st century. Mike the mountain-climber is running out of new heights to climb (and write-up for a living). Down to his last few bucks, he meets Justin the Maine yacht-scraper with a head for heights and an eye for photography. A series of climbs gets some good articles and a commission to be pack-animals for mountain-top scientific monitoring gear. While packing up Denali they meet and save a Senator's son.

Then Mike drops his Big Idea. Climb Olympus Mons, a volcano on Mars,
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Charles Hayes
May 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A Phenomenal Read

Excellent worldbuilding. Great premise. Interesting cast of characters. Plenty of tension. And it was polished and well-written.

A page-turner. I highly recommend.
C.C. Francis
Jun 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is excellent. The characters felt real. The worldbuilding was top-notch. The premise was interesting. A lot of fun.
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