A Slender Thread : Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya, Paperback

A Slender Thread : Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya Paperback

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Together with Chris Bonington and other distinguished British climbers, Stephen Venables was high on the unclimbed and sacred mountain of Panch Chuli when, at 1am on a dark Himalayan night, his abseil failed and he fell catastrophically, somersaulting from rock to rock and landing, seriously-wounded, at the end of a rope suspended above a 50-degree icefield.

This is the story of his arduous and almost miraculous survival, and of the brilliant, committed teamwork which brought him to safety.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240 pages, 16
  • Publisher: Cornerstone
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Climbing & mountaineering
  • ISBN: 9780099279068

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