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  • Paperback
  • 496
  • Montagne di una vita
  • Walter Bonatti
  • English
  • 12 April 2018
  • 9780375756405

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Free download ↠ Montagne di una vita É PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Est spirit of alpinism and inspired an entire generation of climbers Jon Krakauer calls him one of my heroes He is not only a mountaineer of astonishing talent and vision but one of the world's most engaging writers about mountaineeringBonatti has also been dogged by controversy and often been at odds with the climbing community The Mountains of My Life not only collects the best of Bonatti's writing telling of adventures in the Alps the Himalayas and little known So. First ascents of all the difficult Alpine peaks first solo winter ascent of the Matterhorn open bivouac on K2 at 8000 metres Bonatti climbed everything the hard way looking for the simplest way of climbing and shunning new technology as reducing the aesthetic detracting from the achievement For me the value of a climb is the sum of three inseparable elements all eually important aesthetics history and ethics Together they form the whole basis of my concept of alpinism Some people see no in climbing mountains than an escape from the harsh re

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Free download ↠ Montagne di una vita É PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Uth American peaks it also tells Bonatti's version of what really happened on the Italian expedition that made the first ascent of K2 in 1954 Bonatti's selfless actions helped avert disaster yet in the expedition's aftermath he found himself cast as a scapegoat Part detective story part hair raising adventure part meditation on his craft The Mountains of My Life is as awe inspiring and controversial as its author and is beautifully illustrated with Bonatti's own phot. I think I would have liked to have met Walter Bonatti He seemed to be a very thoughtful person with a beautiful soulIf you ve read The Conuest of K2 which is the official account of the Italians being the first to summit K2 I highly recommend reading Walter s book where he tells the true story of the details behind his unprecedented bivouac at 8100 meters with the Hunza Mahdi how Compagnoni and Lacedelli moved Camp 9 from the agreed upon location and didn t respond to the calls from Bonatti and MahdiThe book is written chronologically and each

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Free download ↠ Montagne di una vita É PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Published for the first time in English The Mountains of My Life collects the classic writings of world famous mountaineer Walter Bonatti and tells the real story of the 1954 controversy over the events on K2 that changed his lifeBonatti is one of the greatest mountaineers of all time a man who continually reset the benchmark of human possibility by ascending routes that others dared not even contemplate He climbed with an audacity and panache that epitomized the pur. I really enjoyed this book and found it uite inspiring But before describing the book I must make a brief detour A long time ago when I was a student and for a few years afterwards I was a keen rock climber and a mountaineer Keen I may have been but talented I was not I was a rather mediocre climber and my list of climbs is fairly modest But nevertheless I did enough to appreciate climbing and understand what being a good climber reuires even if I was not one of themI say this because Bonatti s book is all about climbing and for a climber it is Pills and Pacifiers not even contemplate He climbed with an audacity and panache that epitomized the pur. I really enjoyed this book and found it uite inspiring But before describing the book I must make a brief detour A long time ago when I was a student and for a few years afterwards I was a keen rock climber and a mountaineer Keen I may have been but talented I was