Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak (26,493 Feet)

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E. P. Dutton, 1953 - Annapurna - 316 pages
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Two almost exhausted men crept up a steep, wind-scoured slope of snow and reached a small level space. There they saw that there was nowhere higher to go. They were standing on the summit of the highest mountain yet climbed by man. Maurice Herzog was one of the two. He was the leader of the French Expedition to the Himalayas which was the first in the history of mankind to climb an 8,000 meter peak -- the magic goal of every mountaineer, -- by conquering Annapurna's 26,493 feet.

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Slow to start but enjoyed the ascent and descent! Read full review

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This was not Into Thin Air but it was a pretty amazing book. These days there are ropes fixed in place, ladders over crevasses, professional guides and satellite phones, and of course bottled oxygen ... Read full review

Contents

Preface by Luc1en Dev1es
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CHAPTER
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The H1malaya
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