Everest: The West Ridge: Hornbein, Thomas F.
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Everest: The West Ridge

Author(s): Hornbein, Thomas F.

Copyright: 1965, Sierra Club, SF
Specifications: 1st ed, 1st prtg, lg 4to, pp.201, color frontis, 88 color photos, map, dec eps, gold dec tan cloth
Condition: signed Good Climbing Tom Hornbein December 17, 1965, Dick Emerson, & Will Siri, dj chipped top/bottom spine & edges, 3” tear back, unclipped, good+, cloth tight, fine

The 1963 expedition, led by Norman Dyhrenfurth, placed the first Americans on the summit and made the first traverse - up the West Ridge and down the South Col route. A mountaineering milestone. This is the true first edition and an absolutely lovely, large-format, book with glossy photos. Selected by National Geographic Adventure as one of the 100 Best Adventure Books of All Time.

Winner 2023 National Outdoor Book Award in the Classic category.

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