On 20 August 1980 Reinhold Messner reached the summit of Everest - alone and without the use of oxygen.
This is an account of his extraordinary achievement.
Messner describes his journey through Tibet and identifies with mountaineers who went before him, such as Mallory, Irvine and Wilson.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 324 pages, 60 colour photographs, 212 b&w photographs
- Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 27/07/1998
- Category: Biography: general
- ISBN: 9781861261762