Kangchenjunga adventure by F. S. Smythe

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Published by Manas Publications in Delhi .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Kānchenjunga (Nepal and India)

Subjects:

  • Mountaineering -- Kānchenjunga (Nepal and India),
  • Kānchenjunga (Nepal and India) -- Description and travel.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby F.S. Smythe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV199.44.K36 S69 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination464 p., [48] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2694186M
LC Control Number85903354

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The book describes the International Expedition, led by George Dyhrenfurth, that failed to scale Kangchenjunga via the extremely dangerous North Face. Smythe: "Huge masses of ice as Kangchenjunga adventure book as cathedrals, were still toppling to destruction.

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First Attempt to Climb Kangchenjunga. The first attempt to climb Kangchenjunga was in by a party led by Aleister Crowley, who had attempted K2 three years before, and Dr. Jules Jacot-Guillarmod on the southwest side of the mountain. The expedition climbed to 21, feet (6, meters) on August 31 when they retreated because of avalanche danger.

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It lies between Nepal and Sikkim, India, with three of the five peaks (Main Elevation: 8, m (28, ft) , Ranked 3rd.

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