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Everest the cruel way, 1st. ed.

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Product description

In November 1980 and eight-man British team set out to climb Mount Everest in a way never before attempted. The goal was to reach the summit via the infamous West Ridge, to climb it without the air of oxygen equipment and to do it at the time of year when the Himalayan climate is at its worst. This book is an account a what might truly be described as the Very Worst Journey in the World - the story of an attempt to climb the Earth's highest mountain in circumstances which proved too much even for the dedication of the group of which Joe Tasker was a member.

Hard back book with dust jacket. The dust jacket shows some minor signs of wear, but is otherwise in very good condition. The pages are slightly tanned, but a clean with clear text and photographs.

Item details

Author(s):
Tasker, Joe
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1981, 1st edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0413487504
ISBN-13:
9780413487506
Number of pages:
166
Publisher:
Eyre Methuen
Title:
Everest the cruel way, 1st. ed.

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In November 1980 and eight-man British team set out to climb Mount Everest in a way never before attempted. The goal was to reach the summit via the infamous West Ridge, to climb it without the air of oxygen equipment and to do it at the time of year when the Himalayan climate is at its worst. This book is an account a what might truly be described as the Very Worst Journey in the World - the story of an attempt to climb the Earth's highest mountain in circumstances which proved too much even for the dedication of the group of which Joe Tasker was a member.

Hard back book with dust jacket. The dust jacket shows some minor signs of wear, but is otherwise in very good condition. The pages are slightly tanned, but a clean with clear text and photographs.

Author(s):
Tasker, Joe
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1981, 1st edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0413487504
ISBN-13:
9780413487506
Number of pages:
166
Publisher:
Eyre Methuen
Title:
Everest the cruel way, 1st. ed.

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