e-Book Everest: Kangshung Face epub downloadAuthor: Stephen Venables
Pages: 236 pages
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton; 1st Edition edition (1989)
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e-Book Everest: Kangshung Face epub download
by Stephen Venables
The Kangshung Face or East Face is the eastern-facing side of Mount Everest, one of the Chinese sides of the mountain. It is 3,350 metres (11,000 ft) from its base on the Kangshung Glacier to the summit.
The Kangshung Face or East Face is the eastern-facing side of Mount Everest, one of the Chinese sides of the mountain.
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Five years later, Stephen Venables intensified the challenge by leading three unknown American climbers up the East Face - this time without oxygen.
Every day, the path up the South Col route to the summit of Everest becomes. Five years later, Stephen Venables intensified the challenge by leading three unknown American climbers up the East Face - this time without oxygen. The question to most climbing experts wasn't whether they would summit, but whether they would live.
Stephen Venables – mountaineer, public speaker, award-winning writer and leader of ing .
Internationally acclaimed mountaineer, writer and broadcaster and the first Briton to climb Everest without supplementary oxygen. Canadian team on a pioneering new route up the gigantic Kangshung Face, Stephen reached the summit alone after his three team mates were forced to retreat.
item 7 Everest, Kangshung Face by Venables, Stephen Paperback Book The Cheap Fast Free -Everest, Kangshung . In 1988 Venables pushed on alone to the summit of Everest, following an ascent of the Kangshung Face.
item 7 Everest, Kangshung Face by Venables, Stephen Paperback Book The Cheap Fast Free -Everest, Kangshung Face by Venables, Stephen Paperback Book The Cheap Fast Free. He was only the eighth Briton to stand on the top of Everest, and the first to do so without the use of oxygen supplies.
This is the story of the author's remarkable feat of climbing to the summit of Mount Everest alone, unaided by oxygen and by a new route, in 1988. His previous book "Painted Mountains" won the Boardman Tasker Award for Climbing Literature. About the Author: Stephen Venables is one of the best-known mountaineers of his generation and the author of EVEREST - ALONE AT THE SUMMIT.
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In 1988, Stephen Venables became the first Briton to summit Everest without oxygen. The Kangshung Face remains the least frequented of Everest’s flanks due to its narrow gullies, hanging glaciers and steep rock buttresses. Everest: Alone at the Summit is the story of his thrilling journey. This, however, did not deter Venables and his team of three international climbers, Ed Webster, Robert Anderson and Paul Teare, who not only attempted this dangerous route, but did so without the use of supplementary oxygen - testing boundaries, exploring the unknown and pushing the limits of human endurance.
Everest: Kangshung Face by Stephen Venables Hodder & Stoughton Price: Rs 325; Pages: 236. Since 1953 more than 200 climbers have reached its summit. Yet once in a while, along comes a climber who is able to combine an extremely difficult route with the quality of survival necessary for returning to tell the tale.