27.0 x 22.0 cm
7 May 2013
Foreword: Sir Edmund Hillary • Introduction: Sir Chris Bonington • 1: Because It Is There • 2: Cameraman on Everest • 3: Beyond the Summit • 4: Reflections by Reinhold Messner, Norbu Tenzing Norgay, Kenton Cool, Peter Hillary, Colin Monteath, Tom Hornbein, Stephen Venables, Doug Scott • Afterword: Jan Morris; Chart of the Ascent of Everest; Suggestions to Photographers
About the Author
George Lowe is a New Zealand-born mountaineer, explorer, film director and educator.
Dr Huw Lewis-Jones is a historian of exploration with a PhD from the University of Cambridge. He was formerly Curator at the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, and the National Maritime Museum, London. His books include The Conquest of Everest (winner of the History Award at the Banff Mountain Festival), The Crossing of Antarctica and Across the Arctic Ocean. He is the author, with Kari Herbert, of the bestseller Explorers’ Sketchbooks.
List of Contributors
Sir Edmund Hillary, Sir Chris Bonington, Reinhold Messner, Norbu Tenzing Norgay, Kenton Cool, Peter Hillary, Colin Monteath, Tom Hornbein, Stephen Venables, Doug Scott, Jan Morris