A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya by Stephen Venables

By Stephen Venables

Publish yr note: First released in 2000
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Together with Chris Bonington and different unique British climbers, Stephen Venables was once excessive at the unclimbed and sacred mountain of Panch Chuli whilst, at 1am on a gloomy Himalayan evening, his abseil failed and he fell catastrophically, somersaulting from rock to rock and touchdown, seriously-wounded, on the finish of a rope suspended above a 50-degree icefield. this can be the tale of his laborious and virtually superb survival, and of the intense, dedicated teamwork which introduced him to safety.

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Boardman Tasker Prize Nominee for Mountain Literature (2000)

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A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya

Submit yr be aware: First released in 2000
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Together with Chris Bonington and different distinctive British climbers, Stephen Venables was once excessive at the unclimbed and sacred mountain of Panch Chuli while, at 1am on a gloomy Himalayan evening, his abseil failed and he fell catastrophically, somersaulting from rock to rock and touchdown, seriously-wounded, on the finish of a rope suspended above a 50-degree icefield. this can be the tale of his hard and virtually mind-blowing survival, and of the bright, devoted teamwork which introduced him to safety.

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Boardman Tasker Prize Nominee for Mountain Literature (2000)

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