Broad Peak

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Carreg Limited, 2004 - Broad Peak (Pakistan and China) - 208 pages
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The ascent of Broad Peak, the world's twelfth highest mountain in 1957 was an important climbs in the history of climbing on the great peaks. Using the original climbing diaries of Marcus Schmuck and Fritz Wintersteller, and material from Hermann Buhl as well as the recollection of both Diemberger and Qader Saeed, this book details the expedition.

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Contents

Introduction
7
The Dream 24
41
The Forepeak
80
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Richard Sale has climbed and trekked all over the world. After university he worked as a glaciologist at Switzerland's Jungfraujoch. He pursued a career as a scientist before becoming a full-time writer and photographer. His previous books include Arctic Odyssey, an account of his travels in the high Arctic, On Top of the World, a history of the 8000m peaks, and To the Ends of the Earth, the history of Polar Exploration.

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