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By Alan Hinkes

ISBN-10: 1852845481

ISBN-13: 9781852845483

during this gorgeous large-format booklet, British mountaineer Alan Hinkes describes for the 1st time in a single position his stories of mountain climbing all 14 of the peaks over 8000m: the world's optimum mountains, within the Himalaya and Karakoram. whereas the pictures - regardless of being taken in most unlikely stipulations - trap the wonder and majesty of the mountain landscapes of the roof of the realm, the textual content describes the minute-by-minute fight to outlive in 'the loss of life zone', not to mention climb to the summits, frequently solo and in roaring winds and Arctic temperatures. in addition to reflecting at the Yorkshire youth and primary Alpine ascents that acquired him to his first 8000m summit try, and the existence that he has led and plans to guide in view that turning into the 1st Briton to arrive all of the 8000ers, Alan remembers the mountaineering partners he met alongside the best way, numerous of whom have died of their liked mountains, the trek-ins, the bottom camps, the setbacks and the triumphs. A ebook to problem and encourage mountain-lovers everywhere.

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