Conquistadors of the Useless by Lionel Terray

"Conquistadors of the Useless" is a riveting memoir of a renowned mountain climber, sharing his thrilling experiences in the world of mountaineering. The book takes the reader on a journey through some of the most challenging and dangerous climbs, including the first ascents of Annapurna and Makalu. The author also provides a profound insight into the psyche of climbers, the risks they take, and the reasons behind their seemingly irrational passion for climbing. The book is not just about climbing but also about the human spirit and its relentless pursuit of achievement.

The 8212th greatest book of all time


Published
1961
Nationality
French
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
French

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