In this age of commercially guided expeditions and vacationing hordes in the Himalaya, Stephen Venables, a member of climbing's greatest generation (and the first Briton to summit Everest without oxygen), still seeks out climbing's loneliest and most difficult challenges. In addition to his tremendously accomplished mountaineering career and his award-winning books, Venables is known for traveling to remote towers of rock and snow in the farthest flung corners of the world, with tiny groups--typically one or two companions. ...

Lost Mountains: Two Expeditions to Kashmir 2001, Thunder's Mouth Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781560253730

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