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The Ascent of Dhaulagiri


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By Max Eiselin, translated from the German by E. Noel Bowman

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Published by Oxford University Press, 1961, 1st Edition, D/w (slightly chipped), Nr. Fine.   From the library of Geoff Milburn.  The final 8,000 metre peak to be climbed in 1960 by this Swiss Expedition of 13 climbers.  The account is by the leader, Max Eiselin, who put 6 climbers on the summit, including Kurt Diemberger (one of only 2 climbers to have made the first ascent of two 8,000 metre peaks, the other being Hermann Buhl).  This expedition followed 7 previously unsuccessful expeditions through the 1950’s.



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Weight0.75 kg