Five Miles High: The Thrilling True Story of the First American Expedition to K2

By: Houston, Charles S.; Bates, Robert H.

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First paperback printing. Remainder mark on page base. 2000 Trade Paperback. xv, 381 pp. The epic account of the 1938 American expedition to the summit of K2. CONTENTS: Introduction: Randy Wayne White; The Idea: Charles S. Houston, M.D.; Geographical and Historical: Richard L. Burdsall; Biscuits and Boots: Charles S. Houston, M.D.; Into Kashmir: Robert H. Bates; Over the Zoji La: Robert H. Bates; The Indus Trail: Robert H. Bates; To the Last Village: Robert H. Bates; K2 at Last: Robert H. Bates; Preliminary Reconnaissance: William P. House; Up the Godwin-Austen Glacier: William P. House; The Abruzzi Ridge: William P. House; The Attack: William P. House; Last Camps: Charles S. Houston, M.D.; Five Miles High: Charles S. Houston, M.D.; The Retreat: Charles S. Houston, M.D.; Ice and Angles: Richard L. Burdsall; Return to Plenty: Richard L. Burdsall; Appendices.

Title: Five Miles High: The Thrilling True Story of the First American Expedition to K2

Author: Houston, Charles S.; Bates, Robert H.

Categories: Biography, Mountaineering,

Edition: 1st Printing

Publisher: Lyons Press: 2000

ISBN Number: 1585740519

ISBN Number 13: 9781585740512

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2125149

Keywords: RECREATION SPORTS,