HIGH CONQUEST The Story of Mountaineering by James R. Ullman

HIGH CONQUEST The Story of Mountaineering

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A comprehensive survey of the less than 100 years of accomplishments in the field of mountain climbing, beginning with the pioneering mountaineering in the Alps. Why men climb mountains,- for sport, exercise, competition, exploration, research, adventure; where they have climbed and how, highlighting the greatest mountains scaled and their scalers, the world over. The technique, the craft, stories of the tragedies, successes and failures, and the adventure yet to come.

Pub Date: Oct. 1st, 1941
Publisher: Lippincott