Everest Exposed

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HarperCollins UK, Apr 1, 2005 - Sports & Recreation - 352 pages
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This is the riveting story of the first successful ascent of Mount Everest in 1953, of the early failed attempts that made it possible, and of the successful expeditions that followed. Led by John Hunt, the first expedition team included George Band, the author of this inspiring account. Published in association with the Mount Everest Foundation, the Alpine Club, and the Royal Geographical society, Band’s account is a tribute to the courage and bravery of those who have attempted to climb the world’s highest mountain.

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Most Everest chronicles are decidedly boring, not so this one. Rare combination of first person recounting of history, with 50 years of retrospective, and a large dose of humility. George Band was the ... Read full review

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Excellent with pictures -- a sincere book trying to capture all aspects connected with the Peak -- the social aspects, political too Read full review

Contents

Early Days and the 1921 Reconnaissance
1
General Bruces 1922 Expedition
36
The 1924 Expedition and the Mallory Mystery
54
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