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The ascent of Nanda Devi

H. W. Tilman

The ascent of Nanda Devi

by H. W. Tilman

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Published by The Macmillan company, The University press in New York, Cambridge, Eng .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nanda Devi (India)
    • Subjects:
    • Mountaineering.,
    • Nanda Devi (India)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby H. W. Tilman, with a foreword by Dr. T. G. Longstaff.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS486.N28 T5 1937a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 235 p.
      Number of Pages235
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6359580M
      LC Control Number37027452
      OCLC/WorldCa316001

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I first read The Ascent of Nanda Devi as a teenager in high school. It was one of those books that fired my urge to climb, and to find a way to create my own adventures, such was the power of the storytelling and the enormity of the feat achieved by that small Anglo-American party in The first ascent of Nanda remains one of theFile Size: KB.

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Keenly observed, well informed and at times hilariously funny, it is as close to a ‘conventional’ mountaineering account as Tilman could manage. Tilman and Shipton's​ first entry to Nanda Devi's Inner Sanctuary inand Tilman's first ascent of the peak two years later are referred to in so many other books that they are clearly regarded as groundbreaking mountaineering expeditions.5/5(3).

Once access to Nanda Devi was found, it was only a matter of time before a first ascent attempt was mounted. In Tilman joined an American and British expedition and tells the tale of their successful climb in his restrained, witty account, The Ascent of Nanda Devi/5(6).

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Two classic mountain exploration books, "Nanda Devi" and "The Ascent of Nanda Devi" are compiled, along with further accounts by Shipton and Tilman, two of the best-known names in mountaineering. page photo insert. Superbly parodied in The Ascent of Rum Doodle by W.E.

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Bowman, The Ascent of Nanda Devi was among the earliest accounts of a climbing expedition to be published. Much imitated but rarely matched, it remains one of the best. Also available as an ebook. Superbly parodied in The Ascent of Rum Doodle by W.E.

Bowman, The Ascent of Nanda Devi was among the earliest accounts of a climbing expedition to be published. Much imitated but rarely matched, it remains one of the : A fantastic account of this expedition can be read in the book by John Roskelley, "Nanda Devi, the Tragic Expedition".

In the mid 's, it is reported that the CIA during an expedition put a monitoring device on the main summit to monitor nuclear activity in Tibet/China%(51).First ascent 29 August by Noel Odell and Bill Tilman The Shipton–Tilman Nanda Devi expeditions took place in the s.

Nanda Devi is a Himalayan mountain in what was then the Garhwal District in northern India, just west of Nepal, and at one time it was thought to be the highest mountain in the on: Chamoli District, Uttarakhand, India.