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Winner of the Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature 2022

Winner of the Himalayan Club Kekoo Naoroji Book Award 2022

The golden age of Himalayan mountaineering, from the mid 1970s to the ‘80s, brought forth a generation of radical young climbers. With tiny budgets and high ambitions they pioneered light and fast Alpine style expeditions on mountains such as Jannu, Nuptse, Everest, and K2.

In High Risk, Brian Hall recalls the outrageous adventures of eleven of his climbing friends who risked, and too often lost, their lives to stand on some of the world’s highest peaks at a turning point in mountaineering history.

234mm x 153mm, paperback
400 pages

Published: paperback version published 2023

ISBN: 978-1-83981-215-6

Additional information

Weight 1.55 kg
Dimensions 26 × 22.5 × 3 cm

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