Books by Chris Bonington

Released: July 1, 2002

"A sharp taste of Himalayan climbing and the way harsh terrain can make a person disappear as if from the face of the earth."
Two climbing-team members recount a doomed 1982 attempt at Everest from the Chinese side with mounting uneasiness as the expedition falls apart. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 15, 2000

"A mellower Bonington, now more enchanted with place than technique, is as compatible with Clarke in the dangerous terrain of writing as on an ice-armored cornice. (90 color photos)"
"Picture two happy men walking up a glorious valley" deep in central Tibet, 20,000-footers rising here and there. Read full book review >