It is far and away the best book on Everest. -- Charles Warren, Everest 1935, '36, '38
Of the volumes of books written about Mount Everest, none is more definitive than Everest: The Mountaineering History ... this book will leave you satisfied.(Iowa City (IA) Gazette) -- (Iowa City - Gazette)
This is a masterly achievement--a splendid work by a most percipient and able writer. -- John Hunt, Everest 1953
About the Author
Walt Unsworth is a widely published author with titles such as Encyclopedia of Mountaineering and Hold the Heights, as well as many United Kingdom walking guides to his credit. He lives with his wife in England's Lake District.