Mountaineering in Antarctica: Climbing in the Frozen South Damien Gildea

ISBN: 9781594858444

Published: August 1st 2013

Hardcover

192 pages


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Mountaineering in Antarctica: Climbing in the Frozen South  by  Damien Gildea

Mountaineering in Antarctica: Climbing in the Frozen South by Damien Gildea
August 1st 2013 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 192 pages | ISBN: 9781594858444 | 9.65 Mb

Be transported to one of the world’s most exotic mountaineering locations* Antarctica is home to one of the greatest collections of unclimbed mountains on Earth* Intriguing mix of stories, history, route information, and breathtaking photos* IncludesMoreBe transported to one of the world’s most exotic mountaineering locations* Antarctica is home to one of the greatest collections of unclimbed mountains on Earth* Intriguing mix of stories, history, route information, and breathtaking photos* Includes climbing information never before compiled on AntarcticaMountaineering in Antarctica is a comprehensive overview of climbing history and expeditions by a recognized expert on the territory.

Damien Gildea’s research encompasses journeys from the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration, through the expansion of international scientific activity in the latter half of the 20th century, to the modern adventure tourism of the new millennium.This book is a tribute to the mountains themselves and to the experiences of those who have traveled among them — their triumphs, travails, and tragedies.

For the first time, the peaks and ranges of the planet’s wildest continent are revealed in one place for all to see.



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