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The Ascent of Nanda Devi di Tilman Harold William

 In breve: H. W. Tilman has been called "arguably the best expedition writer and best explorer-mountaineer" of the 20th century. Read book review of "The seven mountain travel books"

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When men & mountains meet di Tilman H. William

 In breve: H. W. Tilman has been called "arguably the best expedition writer and best explorer-mountaineer" of the 20th century.
In the first half of the book, Tilman offers an account of 3 Himalayan explorations: The Assam Himalaya in 1939, and 2 expeditions to the Zemu Gap in 1936 and 1938. The second half relates his experiences with the guerillas of Albania and North Italy.

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China to Chitral di Tilman Harold William

 In breve: H. W. Tilman has been called "arguably the best expedition writer and best explorer-mountaineer" of the 20th century.
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Everest 1938 di Tilman Harold William

 In breve: 29 mai 2003 : cinquantième anniversaire de la conquête de l'Everest. En 1938, Harold William Tilman dirige la cinquième expédition britannique El'Everest et atteint, sans oxygène, l'altitude de 8 300 mètres. Ce document, vivant et spirituel, apporte El'histoire de la conquête de l'Everest une contribution originale. En effet, Tilman fut un précurseur authentique " Une expédition qui ne peut s'organiser sur une feuille de papier Elettre ordinaire [...] souffre d'un excès d'organisation " - ainsi conçoit-il les expéditions qu'il envisage légères bien avant l'heure.

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Two Moountains and a River I Made a Resolve Not to Begin Climbing Until Assured by a Plague of Flies That Summer Had Really Come di Tilman Harold William

 In breve: H. W. Tilman has been called "arguably the best expedition writer and best explorer-mountaineer" of the 20th century. The mountains of the title are Rakaposhi and Mustagh Ata, ascents of both of which Tilman attempted (the latter with Eric Shipton). After his return from these attempts Tilman visited the source of the Oxus, the river of the title.

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