by Arnold Lunn
Publisher: Williams and Norgate 1914
Number of pages: 274
Alpine exploration is mental as well as physical, and concerns itself with the adventures of the mind in touch with the mountains as well as with the adventures of the body in contact with an unclimbed cliff. The story of the gradual discovery of high places as sources of inspiration has its place in the history of Alpine exploration, as well as the record of variation routes too often expressed in language of unvarying monotony. Sir Arnold Lunn was a skier, mountaineer and writer. He was knighted for 'services to British Skiing and Anglo-Swiss relations' in 1952.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Richard Salisbury, Elizabeth Hawley - Mountaineers Books
This book presents a statistical analysis of mountaineering in the Nepal Himalaya. The analyses in this book draw primarily on information from The Himalayan Database and examine expedition climbing activity, ascents, and fatalities.
by Edmond S. Meany (ed.) - The Macmillan Company
A challenging and fascinating collection of extracts from the original accounts of the men who discovered, explored and first ascended this sky-shouldering mountain of the Cascade Range, considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world.
by Norman Collie - Edinburgh University Press
The man who ventures amongst the Himalaya must of necessity be a mountaineer as well as a mountain traveller. He must delight not only in finding his way to the summits of the mountains, but also in the beauties of the green valleys below ...
by Will Steffen - ANU Press
This book tells the story of Australian mountaineering in the great ranges of Asia, from the exploits of a brash, young colonial with an early British Himalayan expedition in the 1920s to the coming of age of Australian climbers in the 1980s.