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Summit 8000 Kindle Edition
""Andrew Lock has written a superb and very honest account of climbing all the 8000-metre summits and the connection he made with the Himalayan mountains, the Himalayan people and the Himalayan climbers he met along the way. In this book you will discover how, time and time again, a man can draw on his inner strength and also that he does not suffer fools gladly."" - Doug Scott, mountaineer and author
""The book reveals his respect for the process, reverence for the mountains and connection to the people who live in some of the most challenging terrains in the world."" - Sydney Morning Herald
""Filled with humour, drama and some sadness, it's a must-read."" - Outdoor --This text refers to the paperback edition.
- ASIN : B00M8PU60E
- Publisher : Melbourne University Publishing (29 July 2014)
- Language : English
- File size : 10155 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 564 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: 508,902 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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A glimpse into the real life world of climbing the worlds highest peaks, triumph and tragedy...
Well written, captivating subject matter, a must for the armchair mountaineer and biography lover
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Get it. Read it. Get one for a friend. Repeat.
His dry wit shines through here, gently and not so gently skewering some of the mountaineering royalty he's climbed with.
Could have easily been titled "Alan Hinkes and other ****s I've climbed with" :)