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Everest 1951: The Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition 1951

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Everest 1951: The Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition 1951 - Shipton, Eric, and Venables, Stephen (Foreword by)
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In 1953, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of Mount Everest. They climbed from the south, from Nepal, via the Khumbu Glacier - a route first pioneered in 1951 by a reconnaissance expedition led by Eric Shipton. Everest 1951 is the account of this expedition. It was the first to approach the mountain from the south side, it pioneered a route through the Khumbu icefall and it was the expedition on which Hillary set foot on Everest for the first time. Everest 1951 is a short but vitally important read for ...

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Everest 1951: The Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition 1951 2019, Vertebrate Publishing Ltd

ISBN-13: 9781912560110

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