Overview:Mountaineers: Great Tales of Bravery and Conquest - An epic guide to the most intrepid mountaineers in historyWritten in association with the Royal Geographical Society and The Alpine Club, Mountaineers tells the story of the pioneers who first conquered the giddy heights of our planet. Full of epic tales of endurance and perseverance, more than 100 of the top mountaineers are profiled, from Hannibal to Hillary. Share in their triumphs and tragedies from the comfort of your living room as journal extracts and never-before-seen photographs and maps from the unpublished archives of the RGS and The Alpine Club help recreate history's greatest ascents.Mountaineers introduces you to a host of intriguing characters, from the Brits who insisted on hauling cases of vintage champagne up to Everest base camp in 1924, to the Italian Duke of the Abruzzi who took 10 iron bedsteads up Alaska's Malaspina glacier. Along the way you'll also find out about the important scientific discoveries that have shaped the course of human history and enjoy accounts of great bravery, fellowship and good humour in the face of adversity, all making Mountaineers a fascinating read for anyone with a spirit of adventure.
This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603725669-9780241198902. It was written by the following authors: The Alpine Club, Royal Geographical Society. Book Mountaineers: Great Tales of Bravery and Conquest, which can be read online, published by the company: Dorling Kindersley Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Travel, Maps. The book was published on 2015-05-01 00:00:00. It has 360 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 1188 g. File for download Mountaineers: Great Tales of Bravery and Conquest has PDF format and is called mountaineers-great-tales-of-bravery-and-conquest.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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