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SNOW COMMANDO Mike Banks 1961 1st UK edition Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Mike Banks
By Banks, Mike
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SIGNED by Mike Banks

London, 1961, 1st ed. 192 pp, photos, illustrations. An unassuming but striking record of adventure in Cornwall and the Arctic, in Switzerland and the Himalayas. Hardcover and DJ are in Fine condition.

In 1958, Mike Banks and Tom Patey were the first to reach the summit of Rakaposhi, a 25,551 foot (7788 meters) giant in the Karakoram.  At the age of 77, in May 2000, Mike Banks climbed the Scottish sea stack, the Old Man of Hoy becoming the oldest person to have done so.

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