Everest: The First Ascent: How a Champion of Science Helped to Conquer the Mountain

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Winner: Banff Award for Mountain and Wilderness LiteratureThe British Sportsbook Award for Outstanding General Sports WritingThe Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain LiteratureFinalist for the HW Fisher Biographer's Prize Harriet Tuckey's book is both the history of what went into the first successful ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 and a biography of her father, Dr Griffith Pugh, whose role was absolutely pivotal, yet mostly untold. As the expedition's physiological consultant, Pugh designed almost every aspect of the survival ...

Everest: The First Ascent: How a Champion of Science Helped to Conquer the Mountain 2013, Lyons Press

ISBN-13: 9780762791927

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