Meetings with Mountains: Remarkable Face-to-face Encounters with the World's Peaks: Venables, Stephen
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Meetings with Mountains: Remarkable Face-to-face Encounters with the World's Peaks

Author(s): Venables, Stephen

Copyright: 2006, UK
Specifications: 1st, 4to, pp.192, photo frontis, 115 color & 22 bw photos, blue cloth
Condition: signed Ed Webster, dj & cloth new

In this beautiful, large-format, tribute to some of the world’s stunning landscapes, Venables has collated a selection of fascinating tales of some of the greatest feats of human endurance. The peaks included are Mont Blanc, Eiger, Deborah, Lucania, Logan, Waddington, El Capitan, Cerro Torre, Sarmiento, Aoraki/Mount Cook, Carstenz Pyramid, Mt Kenya, Erebus, Everest, Ogre, Nanga Parbat, K2, Gasherbrum IV, Nanda Devi, Changabang, Kangchenjunga and others. The feats are by such noted climbers as Agostini, Bates, Blanchard, Bonatti, Bonington, Cave. Destivelle, Duke of the Abruzzi, Fowler, Freeman-Atwood, Griffin, Harlin, Harrer, Hill, Hillary, Kurtyka, Maestri, Mallory, Mawson, Messner, Mortimer, Munday, Odell, Prezelj, Richey, Schauer, Scott, Stremfelj, Sustad, Tenzing, Terray, Tilman, Venables, Washburn, Webster, Wickwire, Wilford, and others. Also includes detailed information on location, height, attempts, and history. With a foreward by Chris Bonington. This book weighs three pounds.

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