Magnum Photos is arguably the most celebrated photographic cooperative ever created and these images represent the world´s most iconic photographers capturing the world´s most breathtaking peaks. Robert Capa portrays the glamour of skiing the Austrian Alps circa 1950; Chris Steele-Perkins offers a hallucinogenic view of Mt. Fuji; Steve McCurry shows us life and war in the shadow of Afghanistan´s Hindu Kush; Harry Gruyaert captures childhood in the Moroccan High Atlas; and Martin Parr contemplates Machu Picchu´s mysterious granite peaks. Unique views, dramatic lighting, and superb composition make this volume a master class in photography. From breathtaking heights and majestic ridge lines to panoramic landscapes and dramatic terrains - these pictures illustrate everything there is to love, fear, and respect about the world´s mountains.