THE SHINING MOUNTAIN

TWO MEN ON CHANGABANG'S WEST WALL

BY PETER BOARDMAN AND JOE TASKER

1984 FIRST USA EDITION

MODERN CLASSIC OF MOUNTAINEERING LITERATURE


This is the first printing of the first USA edition of THE SHINING MOUNTAIN -- Two Men On Changabang's West Wall by Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker. This book was published in New York by E.P. Dutton in 1984. The book measures 36mm tall x 155mm, and has 194 pages, 26 b/w photos, route drawing, glossary, index. This book received the Llewelyn Rhys Memorial Prize, a literary award. Boardman & Tasker practiced extreme, autonomous, alpine-style Himalayan climbing. This is an account of the climb that many contemporaries felt was impossible.

CONDITION: Original white boards & white cloth spine with silver lettering. Nice dust jacket (no chips, no tears, clean, clipped flap corner). The book is in near fine condition but has a small pinkish smudge mark at the bottom edge of the front cover (see photo), no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, tight binding, no foxing. Price: $25.


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