THE SHINING MOUNTAIN

TWO MEN ON CHANGABANG'S WEST WALL

BY PETER BOARDMAN

1985 EDITION

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This is the 1985 paperback edition of THE SHINING MOUNTAIN. TWO MEN ON CHANGABANG'S WEST WALL by Peter Boardman. This book was published in New York by Vintage Books in 1985. The book measures 201mm tall x 132mm and has 193 pages, 26 b/w photos, 1 map, 2 route sketches, index. One of the best reads about climbing a hard route on a Himalayan peak. Boardman & Tasker practiced extreme, autonomous, alpine-style Himalayan climbing. This is the account of a climb that contemporaries felt was impossible. Boardman and Tasker tried to climb the route alpine-style, but had to switch tactics due to logistics, weather, conditions, and the psychology of trying something new and dangerous.

CONDITION: Original paperback. Ex-library book with spine sticker, "withdrawn" stamp on short-title page, library stamp on title page, library card and pocket adhered inside rear cover, solid binding, complete, no writing or soiling. Price: $2.


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