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Everest The Ultimate Challenge


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By Al Burgess and Jim Palmer, Foreword by the Rt Hon Roland Michener

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton/General Publishing/Beaufort Books, UK/Canada/US, 1983, 1st Edition published simultaneously in all 3 countries, Insc, D/w (slight wear edges, slight creasing), Nr. Fine.   Account of the 1982 first Canadian ascent of Everest, which also witnessed the tragic loss of four lives, one Canadian and three Sherpas, in the Khumbu Icefall, early in the expedition.  Laurie Skreslet, who was climbing with Lhakpa Dorje and Sungdare, became the first Canadian to summit Everest, with Pat Morrow, the second Canadian, reaching the summit two days later, along with Lhakpa Tshering and Pema Dorje. With over 115 superb colour photographs, this is the first official account of the Expedition.

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