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Long before the advent of instant media, Eric Shipton wandered off the grid, only to re-emerge from the wild with information that subsequent adventurers would build reputations upon
In 1953, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of Mount Everest. They climbed from the south, from Nepal, via the Khumbu Glacier - a route first pioneered in 1951 by a reconnaissance expedition led by Eric Shipton. Everest 1951 is the...
The area around the Indian mountain Nanda Devi is wild and isolated. This is a fascinating insight to the men who explored this region long before GPS and satellite photography, the men who climbed mountains with maps and theodolites in hand. Eric...