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Very vivid in detail especially regarding suffering of climbño
M pj o jiLearned some things about Sherpas I previously had not known' .." B
Great read, could not hardly put it down. I am impressed with the trials that these early climbers had to go thru. Read morePublished 3 months ago by stoneman
Excellent! Amazing climbing, amazing survival story
Is a MUST in mountain books!
One of my favourite books in the world. I read it while doing a trek in the region and it made the book come alive.Published 5 months ago by sonictravels
Historical nonfiction account of mid-20th century ascent. Predictable unfolding of events of a brotherhood of men, blinded with passion and bound in both insanity and glory.Published 5 months ago by Pohng
I wish the people converting this to eBook could have included the hand drawn maps that Maurice Herzog included in the first hardback edition. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Len B
First conquest of an 8000 meter peak and the toll it takes on those who dare to challenge Mother Nature in the extreme!!Published 6 months ago by mark
Very compelling reading. I was lacking a little bit of sleep the two nights it took me to finish the book. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mike in Palm Bay