Five Miles High: The Story of an Attack on the Second Highest Mountain in the World by the Members of the First American Karakoram Expedition
Copyright: 2000, US
Specifications: 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xv, 381, photo frontis, 47 bw photos, appendices, wraps
Condition: signed Bates & Charlie Houston, new
This is the classic story of the 1938 First American Karakoram Expedition to K2. This small team made a tremendous attempt on the mountain and nearly reached the summit, paving the way for subsequent expeditions.