Everest George Band

ISBN: 9780760742136

Published: April 1st 2003

Hardcover

256 pages


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Everest  by  George Band

Everest by George Band
April 1st 2003 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 256 pages | ISBN: 9780760742136 | 4.41 Mb

The summit of mountain expedition books, Everest packs in detailed accounts of the adventures and pitfalls of climbing the worlds tallest mountain. It spans from the tragic early attempts to scale Mount Everest to the first success, led by John HuntMoreThe summit of mountain expedition books, Everest packs in detailed accounts of the adventures and pitfalls of climbing the worlds tallest mountain.

It spans from the tragic early attempts to scale Mount Everest to the first success, led by John Hunt in 1953, and subsequent expeditions. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest, this fully-illustrated book features:300 photographs, including previously unpublished pictures and astounding panorama shots of the HimalayasMaps that demonstrate various routes to take when climbing EverestCharts that indicate numbers of people who have attempted to climb Everest, including data on the number of deaths that have occurredInsider perspective on how the team prepared for the first successful ascentPublished in association with the Mount Everest Foundation, the Alpine Club, and the Royal Geographical Society, Everest is written by George Band, who was the youngest member of Hunts expedition team.

Celebrate the triumphant conquering of Mount Everest in this gripping story.



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