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Everest
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Thomas F. Hornbein
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

Details the author and his partner Willi Unsoeld's ascent of Everest's West Ridge in 1963.
Everest
Language: en
Pages: 303
Authors: Thomas F. Hornbein
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

The classic tale of the first accent of Everest's dangerous West Ridge.
Everest
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Thomas F. Hornbein
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-13 - Publisher: Mountaineers Books

"Not only did Hornbein play a crucial role in one of the most extraordinary accomplishments in the history of mountaineering, his account of the feat is one of the finest things ever written about this peculiar, hazardous, and uncommonly engaging pursuit." —Jon Krakauer * Special anniversary edition to commemorate the
Everest the Cruel Way
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Joe Tasker
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-01 - Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing

On 30 January 1981 Joe Tasker and Ade Burgess stood at 24,000 feet on the west ridge of Mount Everest. Below them were their companions, some exhausted, some crippled by illness, all virtually incapacitated. Further progress seemed impossible. Everest the Cruel Way is Joe Tasker's story of an attempt to
The Mammoth Book Of Everest
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Jon E. Lewis
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-04 - Publisher: Hachette UK

This selection of the very best writing on Everest begins with the first attempts and continues, via Mallory's failed bid and Hillary and Tenzing's triumph, to the disasters of recent years. It features 35 white-knuckle accounts of climbing on the world's highest mountain, with all the tragedy and triumph of