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Climbing in the Caucasus


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Photo-album by Vilem Heckel with Text by Josef Styrsa,   With a Foreword by Sir John Hunt,   Translated by Till Gottheiner

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Published by Spring Books, London, (1958), 1st UK Edition, No D/w, V.G.   Photo-album in both colour and black-and-white by the well-known Czechoslovak mountain photographer Vilem Heckel, with accompanying text by Josef Styrsa.  Ascents of notable peaks such as Elbruz and Ushba are covered, along with lesser known peaks and even photographs of Sir John Hunt, whose British Caucasus Expedition earlier in 1958 had climbed with Czechoslovak climbers, forging strong links in the process.

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Weight1.2 kg