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FOUR MILES HIGH Josephine Scarr 1966 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By Scarr, Josephine
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London, Victor Gollancz, 1966, 1st edition. 188 pp, 46 b/w photos, maps. Hardcover in blue cloth with dust jacket. Former owner's RSM on jacket front and FEP as well as bottom page edges. Near Fine.

An account of a two women expedition to the Kulu and Lahul areas of the Indian Himalaya; several first ascents were made. This exciting true life adventure tale recounts the journey of Josephine Scarr and Barbara Spark to India and Nepal in 1961. Calling themselves 'The Women's Kulu Expedition' they lived in India and eventually climbed three 20,000 foot Himalayan peaks.
 
Written by Josephine Scarr who, aged 24, climbed in the Himalaya with another girl, wintered working in India, and then joined a larger expedition to scale some of the highest peaks ever conquered by an all-women party. Miss Scarr writes with deep appreciation of the phenomenal beauty of this loveliest of lands, and with quiet happiness of the intense joys of her greatest climbs. 

She faced and surmounted dangers and misfortunes and triumphantly achieved the climbing of Lha Shamma (21,035 feet). This is a delightful book, of great interest to all who care about mountains, and in its wide variety of appeal to all who like to read about out-of-the-way places and people who achieve the seemingly impossible.

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