Everest Southwest Face - (Bonington)

Everest Southwest Face - (Bonington)

Everest Southwest Face

Chris Bonington

Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1973, First U.K. Edition. 352 pages, 7 maps and line drawings, 56 colour and B&W photographs. Strong British team led by Chris Bonington included Doug Scott and Dougal Haston in the autumn of 1972. Cutting manpower and equipment to a minimum, their attempt on this unclimbed route demonstrated advances in lightweight tactics over siege expeditions. Although they didn’t make the summit, it was considered a triumph in technique and spirit. Loosely inserted is the Expedition Postcard, Signed by ten members, including Chris Bonington, Doug Scott, Mick Burke, Dougal Haston and six others. Dustjacket, Very Good.     $450

Includes Expedition Card – Signed by Ten Team Members