2 edition of All Fourteen 8,000ers found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||November 1, 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 50 p. :|
|Number of Pages||87|
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The West Ridge route is best for its established base camp and noted success rates. In the end, Mummery and two Gurkha companions perished. Especially distances are now shown for all the different "summit" points. A few hours later the summit was also reached by the Bulgarian mountaineers Nikolay Petkov, Doychin Boyanov, Boyan Petrov and Nikolay Valkov, with whom Gustafson and Hiraide had joined forces. At this altitude, the human body cannot acclimatize.
Most people need days, sometimes even weeks to recover from an ascent. K2 has yet to be last updated 2019. He had never hidden his use of oxygen and helicopters.
He was in the company of Kazuya Hiraide from Japan and stated "The world is great! From a joyous point of view what is certain is that yesterday at 15. And a thought also goes to Nives Meroi who at a tally of 12 all without supplementary oxygen and in light style simply turned her back on the 8000ers due to life's twists and turns, due to climbing and life partner Romano Benet's illness.
Lots and lots of excelent easy reading information about the eight-thousanders historical highlights, geographical informations, technical informations, drawings of the most famous routes, etc ; interviews stories with some other excelent climbers Doug Scott, Chris Bonington, Hans Kammerlander, Kurt Diemberg, etc.
Despite being translated from German, this book is written in an odd style.
Messner is not at his best when he is trying to put a philosophical spin on things, but on the other hand, who is? The problem then is, what should the limits be and who should decide them? [Czech Himalayan adventure] in Czech.