Everest and Conquest in the Himalaya: Science and Courage on the World's Highest Mountain: Sale, Richard & George Rodway
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Everest and Conquest in the Himalaya: Science and Courage on the World's Highest Mountain

Author(s): Sale, Richard & George Rodway

Copyright: 2011, UK
Specifications: 1st, 8vo, pp.vi, 231, 23 color & 30 bw photos, 6 figs, black cloth
Condition: dj & cloth new

In this fascinating study of the history of Everest climbs, the authors describe in vivid detail the struggle to conquer the mountain and the advances in physiology that made the conquest possible. Their account gives a compelling insight into the science of mountaineering as well as the physical and psychological challenges faced by individuals who choose to test themselves in some of the harshest conditions on earth. In addition to Everest, they also explore the mountaineering history of other 8000m peaks.





















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