In High Places
In his own words Dougal Haston covers the years from his childhood in Scotland, where his love of climbing was first sparked, through to his development into perhaps the most formidable climber of his generation; his reputation was forged by his successful ascents of familiar peaks by unfamiliar routes (of which the most famous was the Eiger Direct). Infused throughout with his passion for climbing and his great determination to succeed, In High Places is a compelling and eye-opening portrait of the climber as a young man and a must read for all those with an interest in mountaineering.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - amerynth - LibraryThing
Dougal Haston may be an extraordinary climber, but he is a middling writer. So, I found "In High Places" rather disappointing as far as climbing memoirs go. In this book, Haston sums up his climbing ... Read full review