|Statement||[by] Chris Bonington ... [et al.].|
|LC Classifications||DS485.C543 C47 1975|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 118 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||118|
|LC Control Number||76354525|
So spoke Chris Bonington when Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker presented him with their plan to tackle the unclimbed West Wall of Changabang - the Shining Mountain - in Bonington's was one of the more positive responses; most felt the climb impossibly hard, especially for a two-man, lightweight by: 1. Changabang. New York: Oxford University Press, Quarto, original beige cloth, original dust jacket. Book-Plate Label, generally affixed to the front pastedown, identifying a book’s owner. Broadside Sheet printed on one side, typically for public display. The book I read was The Shining Mountain by Peter Boardman. The main characters in the Book are Peter Boardman himself, and his partner Joe Tasker. They were on a mission to climb the west wall of Changabang. Changabang is a peak located in India and has a summit elevation of 22, feet. The climb on the west wall was rough, frigid and windy/5. Boardman's book about the Changabang expedition, The Shining Mountain, is one of the outstanding works of mountaineering literature, and won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize for literature. A second book, Sacred Summits, detailing his climbing exploits in on Carstensz Pyramid, Kangchenjunga and Gauri Sankar, was published : 25 December , Stockport, Cheshire, .
This book gives a poignant, inspirational account of Boardman and Tasker's ground-breaking journey up the west wall of Changabang. It is a wonderful book for the armchair mountaineer too. He had first read about Changabang in a book by the great climber Pete Boardman, Shining Mountain, and had been entranced by the sheer scale and possibility of the mountain. 'It is a very British. It is a story of how climbing a mountain can become an all-consuming goal, of the tensions inevitable in forty days of isolation on a two-man expedition; as well as a record of the moment of joy upon reaching the summit ridge against all odds. First published in , The Shining Mountain is Peter Boardman's first book.5/5(4). A great mountaineering book about an alpine two man climb of changabang the shining mountain. Humorous and descriptive I really felt like the third man on the rope reading this! Read more/5(53).
‘It's a preposterous plan. Still, if you do get up it, I think it'll be the hardest thing that's been done in the Himalaya.’ So spoke Chris Bonington when Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker presented him with their plan to tackle the unclimbed West Wall of Changabang – the Shining Mountain – in Bonington's was one of the more positive responses; most felt the Brand: Vertebrate Publishing. His account of the Changabang climb, The Shining Mountain, is widely regarded as one of the classics of the mountaineering genre. Following his death on Boardman was a British climber and mountaineer with an impressive list of successful climbs in the Alps, the Himalaya and elsewhere/5(13). 'It's a preposterous plan. Still, if you do get up it, I think it'll be the hardest thing that's been done in the Himalayas.' So spoke Chris Bonington when Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker presented him with their plan to tackle the unclimbed West Wall of Changabang - the Shining Mountain - in Bonington's was one of the more positive responses; most felt the climb impossibly hard. If this adventure was a book, we’d have a few chapters under our belt already, maybe in this order: I Genesis, II Research, III Finding a vessel, IV Buying Changabang, V Shipping Changabang to the Pacific. Making contact Last Friday we took possession of Changabang in the Port of San Diego. It was a long Continue reading "Project .