A history of mountain climbing


  • Auteur: Frison-Roche, Roger
  • Uitgever: Flammarion
  • Uitvoering: Gebonden
  • ISBN - EAN: 9782080136220
  • Jaar: 1996
  • Taal: Nederlands
  • Uitgeschreven bibliotheekboek. Bevat stempel.
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Beginning with the first conquest of the Alps in the eighteenth century, the drive to scale the world’s tallest peaks has inspired generations of amateur and professional climbers and explorers. In breathtaking illustrations and an exciting, accessible text, Roger Frison-Roche and Sylvain Jouty bring the history of mountain climbing vividly to life. Supplemented by biographies of fifty of the world’s most celebrated mountain climbers and a detailed chronology, this thrilling chronicle of the triumphs and defeats that have marked the history of the sport will appeal to mountain-climbing enthusiasts and anyone who loves the great outdoors.