Überblick:Pressestimmen 'Davis uses a conversational voice with just enough climbing lingo to tie together a lifetime of lessons learned in the almighty name of Going Higher. In fact she's put together a hell of an infatuating story. It's four cups sweat and adrenaline adventure tales two cups fresh personal essay a tablespoon of poetry and a handful of international and cultural travel writing.'--Francisco Tharp 'Mountain Gazette ''The ultimate focus of the book is not climbing but the conflict Davis feels between the radical solitude of her chosen obsession and being a member of society.'--San Luis Obispo Tribune'Interesting well written humble and sincere'--Climb Nashville'High Infatuation: A Climbers Guide to Love and Gravity is a collection of soul-searching essays by a female climber who has experienced enough adventure to last several 'normal' lifetimes.'--The Bulletin (Bend OR)'[Davis's] writings reveal a woman given to impulses seeking outlandish challenges and daring to be different.'--Klamath Falls Herald&News'Steph Davis's stories and anecdotes are truly inspiring; her writing thoughtful and poignant. She has led an uncompromising life. And her heartfelt insight into the struggles and decisions that have informed that life is a gift to any reader.'--Jimmy Chin Photographer and climber'High Infatuation chronicles her stripped-down up-the-wall life... [and] the book is about more than gear and climbing routes.'--The Modesto Bee'Davis's clean fresh prose and honest and open examination of herself make High Infatuation an enjoyable quick read and the book has some gems like 'Falling ' ... in which she explores the death of two sisters in Freemont Canyon. This book will be a nice addition to the annals of mountaineering literature.'--Rock and Ice Magazine Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende STEPH DAVIS is on record with first ascents in Pakistan Patagonia Baffin Island and Kyrgyzstan. Her writing has appeared in Climbing and Rock & Ice among other publications. She makes her home in Moab Utah. She was the first U.S. woman to summit 11073-foot Fitz Roy Peak in Patagonia-a success realized after spending five seasons a total of ten months in Patagonia. Follow along on all of her adventures and even ask her questions about her life as a climber on her website High Infatuation.