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ISBN: 9781844861392 - Mountain Heroes
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Mountain Heroes

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Portraits of Adventure

Huw Lewis-Jones

ISBN: 9781844861392
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Conway


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Come face to face with those who have spent their lives at altitude: explorers and mapmakers, pioneering travellers and film-makers, ice climbers and extreme skiers, environmentalists and anthropologists, geologists and glaciologists, and the peoples of the mountains themselves.

 

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Come face to face with those who have spent their lives at altitude: explorers and pioneering travellers, intrepid ice climbers and extreme skiers, ecologists, photographers and film-makers. The weathered faces of black-and-white portraiture from the world's leading collections are displayed alongside modern photographs by a group of leading adventure photographers such as Glen Denny and Cory Richards, Gordon Wiltsie and Martin Hartley. Among those featured are Sir Edmund Hillary, George Mallory, Reinhold Messner, Tenszing Norgay, Galen Rowell, Edward Whymper, Steph Davis, Maurice Herzog, Leo Holding, Adam Watson and Kit Deslauriers.
 
 

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