Everest: The West Ridge by Thomas Hornbein

This book is a firsthand account of a daring and historic climb of Mount Everest via the treacherous West Ridge - a route that had never been successfully ascended before. The narrative vividly describes the extreme physical and mental challenges faced by the climbers, the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas, and the camaraderie and teamwork that was essential for survival. The author's detailed and compelling recounting of the expedition offers an intimate look at the perils, triumphs, and the sheer magnitude of human endurance in one of the harshest environments on Earth.

The 8638th greatest book of all time


Published
1965
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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