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Higher Than the Eagle Soars

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Stephen Venables is one of the greatest British climbers of his generation and he has now written a full autobiography which explores how and - more importantly - why he became a mountaineer, and reveals a series of never-recorded adventures on four continents. At its climax he revisits his dramatic success without oxygen on the Kangshung Face of Everest, described by Reinhold Messner as the most adventurous in Everest's history, and by Lord Hunt as 'one of the most remarkable ordeals from which men or women have returned alive'. As Venables writes: 'Although we didn't go seeking deliberately an epic near-death experience, it did turn out that way - the ultimate endurance test for which all the previous adventures seemed, retrospectively, to be a preparation.'

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Author(s):
Venables Stephen
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0091795613
ISBN-13:
9780091795610
Number of pages:
370
Publisher:
Hutchinson
Title:
Higher Than the Eagle Soars

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Stephen Venables is one of the greatest British climbers of his generation and he has now written a full autobiography which explores how and - more importantly - why he became a mountaineer, and reveals a series of never-recorded adventures on four continents. At its climax he revisits his dramatic success without oxygen on the Kangshung Face of Everest, described by Reinhold Messner as the most adventurous in Everest's history, and by Lord Hunt as 'one of the most remarkable ordeals from which men or women have returned alive'. As Venables writes: 'Although we didn't go seeking deliberately an epic near-death experience, it did turn out that way - the ultimate endurance test for which all the previous adventures seemed, retrospectively, to be a preparation.'

Author(s):
Venables Stephen
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0091795613
ISBN-13:
9780091795610
Number of pages:
370
Publisher:
Hutchinson
Title:
Higher Than the Eagle Soars

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