Обложка книги Everest


ISBN: 089886903X;
Издательство: Mountaineers Books
Страниц: 258

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary, The Mountaineers Books presents highlights of the most dramatic moments in the climbing history of this perilous peak, from some of the best-known names in mountaineering: George Mallory and Sandy Irvine setting off for their final climb in 1924 Edmund Hillary's own account of the first historic ascent in 1953 Jim Whittaker, the first American to summit Everest, on the 1963 climb Tom Hornbein and Willi Unsoeld's first traverse of Everest via the West Ridge and South Col routes Reinhold Messner's revolutionary climbs in 1978 (the first ascent without supplemental oxygen) and 1980 (the first solo ascent) The official expedition account of the discovery of George Mallory's body in 1999 Bonus selection: MountainZone.com columnist Dave Hahn's riveting first-person account of the epic 2001 high-altitude rescue ...and much, much more

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