Eric Shipton was born in 1907 and was one of the great mountain explorers of the twentieth century. Shipton's exploration sagas capture the real excitement of pioneering, notably in the acclaimed Nanda Devi and the groundbreaking Blank on the Map. Also included: Upon that Mountain, Mountains of Tartary, Mount Everest Reconnaissance 1951 and his Patagonian adventures in Land of Tempest.
This is the 2010 paperback edition of Shipton’s collection of writings and includes a new foreword by Stephen Venables. There is an introduction by Jim Perrin.