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White Mountain and Tawny Plain

Author(s): Hauser, Günter

Copyright: 1961, Allen & Unwin, London
Specifications: 1st, 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 38 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth
Condition: dj pulled top spine, else fine, cloth w/ Margaret Prouty & AAC/Robert Prouty bookplates, fine

Account of the 1957 German expedition which made the first complete ascent of Alpamayo (6100m); long regarded as one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. The first ascent had been claimed by the 1951 Franco-Belgian expedition, see Kogan’s ‘The Ascent of Alpamayo’, but they only reached the summit ridge. Uncommon. Neate H53.

Prouty, Margaret Jo (1908 – 1992) & Robert L. (1913 – 2000) – Margaret was a pediatrician and mountaineer. For 70 years she traveled the world to climb mountains, photographing and writing of her adventures. She made 400 ascents of peaks above 10,000 feet in 22 countries. Her climbing experiences ranged from the Rocky Mountains, Mexico, South America, Europe, Nepal, Africa, New Zealand, and Antarctica. She climbed the Matterhorn (1949), was the physician for the Cordillera Blanca Expedition to Peru (1958), and was the first to employ Col. Jimmy Roberts on a trek in the Khumbu Region (1965).

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