Kingdoms of Experience: Everest, the Unclimbed Ridge
In March 1985, Mal Duff led a new expedition to conquer Everest by the unclimbed north-east ridge.The last attempt by a Chris Bonington team had ended in failure and tragedy - with the deaths of two great climbers, Joe Tasker and Pete Boardman.Everyone knew the risks as well as the excitement of the challenge. In this extraordinary book, Greig chronicles not only the assault on the peak but also the complex inter-relationships of nineteen very different personalities living together.
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Poet, novelist, and novice climber Greig's (Summit Fever) insightful account of the 1985 ascent of Everest's previously unclimbed northeast ridge provides an unusual perspective on the world of ... Read full review