Dougal Haston: The Philosophy Of Risk

Jeff Connor (Author)
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Description

The untimely death of Dougal Haston in 1977 robbed climbing of one of its most charismatic, controversial and enigmatic figures. A man of extremes, who managed to combine a rock star's lifestyle with a career at the cutting edge of world mountaineering, Haston remains a cult figure whose deeds have inspired generations of climbers world-wide.

Connor traces the career of a great climber from his native Scottish hills to his startling feats on Everest and the world's other great mountains.This definitive biography, which draws on never before seen diaries, explores the agonised development of Haston the man.

Product Details

Price
£15.99  £14.87
Publisher
Canongate Books Ltd
Publish Date
20 December 2002
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781841953403
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