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The Windhorse


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By Elaine Brook and Julie Donnelly

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Published by Jonathan Cape, 1986, 1st UK Edition, D/w, Fine.    The story of a winter trek to the summit of Kala Patthar, an 18,500 foot summit, 500 feet above Everest Base Camp by Elaine Brook and Julie Donnelly.  Elaine Brook was an experienced mountaineer who had climbed in the Alps, Canadian Rockies, Andes and Himalayas with the likes of Doug Scott, Alex McIntyre and Reinhold Messner, as well as trekking widely in these areas, whereas her friend and companion on the trek, Julie Donnelly, had been blind since the age of 8 as a result of glaucoma and, until she met Elaine, had no experience of trekking or the high mountains.

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