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Quest for Adventure


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Remarkable Feats of Exploration and Adventure from 1950 to 2000

By Chris Bonington

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Published by Cassell, London, 2000, 1st UK Edition in this format (a revised edition, with some content changes, of the original 1981 book), D/w, Fine.   Anthology of 17 of the most thrilling adventure stories from the second half of the 20th century, examining what drives the men and women involved to achieve what many would consider impossible. The volume is divided into Oceans, Deserts, Rivers, Mountains, The Poles, Air, Space and Caving. The section on Mountains includes 6 chapters on Annapurna First Ascent, Everest, Annapurna South Face, Nanga Parbat, El Capitan and Changabang.

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Weight1.65 kg