"In the Zone" is a masterful account of three extraordinary humans and a fascinating depiction of the struggle for survival in the mountaineering world. This gripping trilogy retells the true stories of climbers who narrowly escaped death on some of the world's most renowned peaks. Each harrowing tale highlights the dangers, struggles, and instinct for hopeful survival in mountain climbing. Author Peter Potterfield's extensive interviews provide first-hand accounts, some published here for the first time, that share the thoughts and emotions of three men who confronted the ultimate challenge in this extreme sport.