Haston, Dougal - IN HIGH PLACES
Haston, Dougal. IN HIGH PLACES. London, 1972, Cassell & Company, First U.K. Edition. 168 pp, 17 B&W photos. Autobiography of one of the leading British climbers, who pioneered routes from Europe to the Himalaya. Haston was killed in an avalanche while skiing in Switzerland. He climbed North Face of the Eiger alongside Chris Bonington and Layton Kor, and made first ascent of Eiger Direct. Later climbed Annapurna South Face and Everest Southwest Face on Bonington expeditions. Signed by Chris Bonington and Layton Kor on title page. Slightly chipped DJ, VG+.