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ERIC JONES: LIFE ON THE EDGE: SURVIVING THE EIGER, EVEREST, PATAGONIA AND MANY ADVENTURES IN BETWEEN Eric Jones 2023 1st edition New Multiple copies available
By Jones, Eric with Greg Lewis
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UK, 2023, 1st edition. 269 pp, 47 colour and 22 black-and-white . full page color photographs. New trade Paperback, only edition  

The autobiography of the adventurer and climber Eric Jones, the farmer's son from Clwyd [North Wales] who climbed some of the world's highest peaks, displaying nerves of steel while facing many challenges. 

Beware, a fellow adventurer once told Eric Jones. The reaper lurks. But perhaps he truly has nine lives. He was the first British man to solo the Eiger North Face one of the greatest challenges in the climbing world. On the Matterhorn, he was swept within 10 feet of a sheer precipice. 

As he soared over Mount Everest in a hot air balloon, he had to climb outside the basket to relight the burners. He has climbed dangerous mountains on five continents, parachuted onto the North Pole and BASE jumped from skyscrapers, bridges, masts and mountains. He skydived into the Cave of the Swallows in Mexico, dropping into the 1,400-foot hole in the earth. Astounded people often ask Eric ''Why do you do it?'' It is something that cannot be answered simply. For Eric s life on the edge is quite a story. And this is it.

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