Annapurna: The First Conquest of an 8,000-Meter Peak by Maurice Herzog

By Maurice Herzog

Mountaineer Maurice Herzog provides a gripping firsthand account of 1 of the main bold mountaineering expeditions in history

Annapurna I is the identify given to the 8,100-meter mountain that ranks one of the such a lot forbidding within the Himalayan chain. risky not only for its severe top yet for a protracted and treacherous technique, its summit proved unreachable till 1950, whilst a bunch of French mountaineers made a mad sprint for its top. They grew to become the 1st males to complete the feat, doing so with no oxygen tanks or any of the trendy apparatus that modern climbers use.

The event approximately fee them their lives. Maurice Herzog dictated this firsthand account of the impressive trek from a health facility mattress as he recovered from accidents sustained throughout the climb. An rapid bestseller, it continues to be some of the most well-known hiking books of all time, and an everlasting testomony to the ability of the human spirit.

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