The Himalaya by the Numbers
by Richard Salisbury, Elizabeth Hawley
Publisher: Mountaineers Books 2007
Number of pages: 166
What are the most dangerous peaks to climb? What are the safest? When is the best time to climb? These and many other questions are answered in this comprehensive statistical analysis of climbing activity, ascents and fatalities in the Nepal Himalaya.
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