High Risk - Climbing to Extinction

£24.99

The golden age of Himalayan mountaineering, from the mid 1970s to the 1980s, brought forth a generation of radical young climbers. With tiny budgets and high ambitions they pioneered light and fast Alpine style expeditions on mountains such as Jannu, Nuptse, Everest, and K2.

High Risk - Climbing to Extinction

High Risk - Climbing to Extinction
£24.99
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The golden age of Himalayan mountaineering, from the mid 1970s to the 1980s, brought forth a generation of radical young climbers. With tiny budgets and high ambitions they pioneered light and fast Alpine style expeditions on mountains such as Jannu, Nuptse, Everest, and K2.

In High Risk, Brian Hall recalls the outrageous adventures of eleven of his climbing friends who risked, and too often lost, their lives to stand on some of the world's highest peaks at a turning point in mountaineering history.

The mountaineers the bookis about are: Sam Cochrane, John Syrett, Alex McIntyre, Mike Geddes, John Whittle, Roger Baxter-Jones, Georges Bettembourg, Pete Thexton, Joe Tasker, Paul Nunn and Alan Rouse.

Sections of colour plates and some monochrome photos.

By Brian Hall.

Hardback, 24cm x 16cm, 424 pages.

Published 2022.

ISBN: 9781913207823.

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