Eric Shipton: Everest and Beyond (Google eBook)

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The Mountaineers Books, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 290 pages
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Peter Steele traces mountaineering legend Eric Shipton from his begin-nings with H.W. Tilman in Africa to explorations of Everest & beyond.
  

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Contents

Discovering Mountains
5
The Kenya Planter
11
First Footing in the Himalaya
29
A Grim and Joyless Business
40
Into the Sanctuary
52
Old Leaders Young
63
Peaks Valleys and Glaciers
76
A Vile Waste of Time
87
The Great Game
125
Everest from the South
139
Crossroads on Cho
165
ThrusterJohn
185
The Lakeland Warden
202
Essays in Masochism
214
The Celebrity Guide and Lecturer
242
Notes on Sources 25 5
255

Karakoram Survey
96
The ConsulGeneral
107
Science on Everest
268
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About the author (1998)

Steele is a physician and surgeon with extensive wilderness medicine experience.

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