Eric Shipton: The 6 Mountain-Travel Books

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* Shipton's pioneering treks and climbs in unmapped mountain ranges laid the groundwork for the first ascent of Everest and other Himalayan peaks

* A global traveler, he was tapped for Britain’s diplomatic core during World War II

* These six books cover Shipton's greatest adventures
New paper edition of the classic omnibus "Shipton 6" -- now with foreword by Stephen Venables. Includes complete text of Shipton's six books:

-- Nanda Devi

-- Blank on the Map

-- Upon That Mountain

-- Mountains of Tartary

-- Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition 1951

--- Land of Tempest

Eric Shipton’s adventures in the mountains are virtually incomparable. He explored Central Asia, Africa, and South America, making a number of significant first ascents of his own as well as pioneering routes for the first ascents of others. This set of Shipton’s six mountain-travel books, now in paperback, takes readers along
on his exploits and expeditions, letting them experience a time in history when vast regions of the world were unknown to all but the indigenous inhabitants.

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The explorer's explorer, ERIC SHIPTON'S enormous accomplishments make him one of the greatest adventurers of the twentieth century. His pioneering treks and climbs in unmapped mountain ranges laid the groundwork for the first ascent of Everest and other Himalayan peaks, and as a global traveler, he was tapped for Britain's diplomatic core during World War II. Eric Shipton's adventures in the mountains are virtually incomparable. He explored Central Asia, Africa, and South America, making a number of significant first ascents of his own as well as pioneering routes for the first ascents of others.

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