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Top Climbs of the World


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By Garth Hattingh

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Published by New Holland Publishers, London, 1999, 1st UK Edition, D/w, Fine.   A fine large coffee-table volume with excellent and inspiring colour photography throughout, this features many of the world’s best known mountains and rock routes amongst its pages.  It is divided into ‘The 8000m Peaks’, ‘High-Altitude Peaks’, Alpine-Scale Peaks’, ‘The Big Walls’ and ‘The Proving Ground’ and covers the history of climbing and mountaineering through accounts of first and epic ascents.  Hattingh is a South African who has climbed extensively in South Africa, Europe, North and South America.

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Weight1.45 kg