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High Risk - Climbing to extinction - cover

High Risk - Climbing to extinction

Brian Hall

Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing

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Summary

Winner Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature
Winner Kekoo Naoroji Award for Himalayan Literature
Winner Mountain & Adventure Narrative Award, New Zealand Mountain Film & Book Festival
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 fast and light, 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 often lost – their lives to stand on some of the world's highest peaks during a legendary period in mountaineering history.
Available since: 10/26/2023.
Print length: 400 pages.

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