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The First Australian Climb of Mt Everest

By Lincoln Hall

Photography by Lincoln Hall, Tim Macartney-Snape, Greg Mortimer, Andy Henderson, Geof Bartram, Colin Monteath, Mike Dillon and Howard Whelan

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Published by Weldons, Australia, 1985, 1st Edition, D/w (slight Wear and small tear), Insc, Nr. Fine.   This is a personal account of the 1984 Australian Expedition to Mount Everest, which resulted in Tim Macartney-Snape and Greg Mortimer being the first Australians to summit Everest, alpine style, without oxygen and by a new and severe route on Everest’s North Face.  It has a wealth of spectacular photographs, provides a history of Everest Expeditions, gives a fascinating glimpse of life in Tibet in the far west of China, and is very well written. Lincoln Hall (1955 – 2012) was one of Australia’s few world-class mountaineers, with a particular affinity for Nepal, where he climbed on Dunagiri, Ama Dablam, Trisul and Annapurna 2, amongst other peaks, as well as leading many treks and expeditions.



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Weight1.7 kg