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THE BREACH: KILIMANJARO AND THE CONQUEST OF SELF Rob Taylor 1981 1st ed Water damaged Hardcover No DJ [Not Signed]
By Taylor, Rob
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Boston, 1981, 1st edition. 254 pp, color photos. Water damaged hardcover book with no dust jacket. Pages are rippled but not stuck together. A bargain for a reading copy. Condition is ugly but readable. 

An attempt on the Breach Wall of Kilimanjaro led to a fall and a broken ankle, then to a rescue and controversy.

This is the account of the author's attempted ascent of the Icicle Route on the Breach Wall of Kilimanjaro. Author was injured in a fall from the icicle. Controversial rescue and conflict ensued. Taylor uses a pseudonym in this book for his partner, Henry Barber. This is a good read despite being somewhat weird in places. The first ascent of this route was completed later by Reinhold Messner. 


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