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Himalayan playground : adventures on the roof of the world, 1942-72

Author: Trevor Braham
Publisher: Glasgow : In Pinn, 2008.
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A unique insight from the 2004 Boardman-Tasker award winner into a time when mountains were not subjected to the all-out onslaught of tourist climbers ticking off the peaks as they went, leaving a  Read more...

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Named Person: Trevor Braham
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Braham
ISBN: 9781906476007 1906476004
OCLC Number: 226976386
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 107 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements Foreword by Doug Scott Map of Himalayas Introduction Map of Northern Garwhal 1 GARWHAL 1947 Map of Nothern Sikkim 2 SIKKIM 1949 Map of Kulu-Spiti Watershed 3 SPITI 1955 (incl 8-page b/w plate section) 4 KARAKORAM 1958 5 SWAT & KOHISTAN 1962 6 TRIBAL COUNTRY 1961/67/1970 (incl 16-page col plate section) Map of Swat, Kohistan and Kaghan 7 KAGHAN 1965/67/72 Index
Responsibility: Trevor Braham ; foreword by Doug Scott.

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Exploration of peripheral ranges and lesser peaks in the Himalaya has, if anything, waned over the last 30 years. Today's generation appears addicted to the standard itineraries offered up by Read more...

 
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