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IN MONTE VISO'S HORIZON: CLIMBING ALL THE ALPINE 4000 METER PEAKS Will McLewin 1991 1st ed Fine. Winner of the Boardman Tasker Prize 3 copies available
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Winner of the Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountaineering Literature

UK, Ernest Press, 1991, 1st UK edition. 255 pp, color photos, maps. This Boardman Tasker Award winning narrative describes ascents of all the Alpine 4000 meter peaks. Hardcover with dust jacket, new.

Winner of the Boardman Tasker Award 1992:‘A fresh, original, important and deeply knowing voice from the centre of activity and living with, on, in mountains’ (Boardman Tasker Judges comments)Will McLewin is the first British mountaineer known to have climbed without guides, the complete list of Alpine 4000 metre peaks. His narrative centres on the essential character of the climbs and on events on the day; it is rarely a step by step description. Any mountaineer going to the Alps will benefit from -and be entertained by - the author's experiences and observations.


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