Bonington, Chris - ANNAPURNA SOUTH FACE
Bonington, Chris. ANNAPURNA SOUTH FACE. Cassell & Company, London, 1971, First U.K. Edition. 334 pp. 2 maps & 1 foldout photo map, 60 colour photographs. Successful first ascent of the South Face, a climb that pioneered extreme climbing on Himalayan big walls. It is regarded by some as Bonington's finest book. Legendary climbing stars were Don Whillans and Dougal Haston, who made thrilling advances in high risk to the summit, recorded faithfully by Bonington. Signed on Half-Title page by fabled climber Don Whillans. Fine, bright Dust Jacket, light spotting on edges, VG+.