Playing: Robin Hodgkin’s Mountaineering Letters – 1937-47: Hodgkin, Adam, ed.
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Playing: Robin Hodgkin’s Mountaineering Letters – 1937-47

Author(s): Hodgkin, Adam, ed.

Copyright: 2005, Privately Published, UK
Specifications: 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 99, 22 bw photos, 2 sketches, map, blue cloth
Condition: issued w/o dj, cloth new

Robin Hodgkin (1916-2003) was a Quaker, educationist, mountaineer (Oxford University Mountaineering Club, Vice-President of the Alpine Club (1974-75), and one of the most talented climbers of his generation. This collection of his mountain letters covers his expeditions to the Caucasus (a new route on Ushba 4710m, 1937), Karakoram (caught in an avalanche 1000’ from the summit of Masherbrum 7821m, 1938), Sudan (first ascent of Jebel Kassala 1341m, 1941), Turkey (Demirkazik 3756m, 1943), and the Alps (Mont Blanc 4810m, 1947).

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