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The Mountains of My Life

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Description for The Mountains of My Life Paperback. Collects Walter Bonatti's classic writings detailing his exploits on numerous expeditions to different mountains of the world, as well as the real story behind the controversy over the events on K2 that changed his life. Translator(s): Marshall, Robert. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 480 pages, Illustrations, map, ports. BIC Classification: BGSA; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 149 x 198 x 21. Weight in Grams: 334.
From one of the most daring mountaineers of modern times, Walter Bonatti's The Mountains of My Life is an account of years spent conquering the most intimidating peaks on Earth, translated and with a foreword by Robert Marshall in Penguin Modern Classics. The Mountains of My Life is the breathtaking collection of Walter Bonatti's classic writings, detailing a life on the world's toughest ascents. He describes the staggeringly basic equipment he used and the fear, joy and serenity he finds on these daring ascents, as well as the importance of finding his courage and challenging himself. Included here too ... Read more

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About Walter Bonatti
Walter Bonatti was born in Bergamo on June 22, 1930. As a young man he dedicated himself to extreme alpinism, and from the age of 19 to 35, he became an expert climber. In 1954 he played a vital role in the success of the Italian expedition that achieved the first ascent of K2. After 1965 Bonatti gave up mountaineering, ... Read more

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