Conquering the Celestial Mountains

By: Simonov Yevgeny

Price: £85.00

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Book Condition: 130pp, paperback, in original wrappers, VG. Well illustrated.


Accounts of early Soviet climbing in the Tien Shan and the well known Abalakov brothers. Includes the first ascent of Mustagh Ata in 1956 made by a large party of Chinese and Soviet climbers led by E.A. Beletskiy, via the west ridge, which is now the standard route. A scarce title.

Title: Conquering the Celestial Mountains

Author Name: Simonov Yevgeny

Categories: Mountaineering,

Edition: 1958 First Edition

Publisher: Foreign Languages Publishing House, Moscow: 1958

Binding: paperback

Book Condition: 130pp, paperback, in original wrappers, VG. Well illustrated.

Seller ID: 70436

Keywords: MOUNTAINEERING - travel mountain alpinism bergsteigen rock climbing hill walking russia russian soviet abalakov tien shan china chinese mustagh ata