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Five miles high : the story of an attack on the second highest mountain in the world

Author: Robert H Bates
Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead & Co., [1939]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Bates
OCLC Number: 1182692
Notes: Maps on lining-papers.
"Expeditions to the Karakoram": pages 345-348.
Description: xii pages, 2 leaves, 381 pages : frontispiece, illustrations, 30 plates (including portraits) on 15 leaves, folded diagram ; 23 cm
Contents: The idea --
Geographical and historical --
Biscuits and boots --
Into Kashmir --
Over the Zoji La --
The Indus trail --
To the last village --
K2 at last --
Preliminary reconnaissance --
Up the Godwin-Austen glacier --
The Abruzzi ridge --
The attack --
Last camps --
Five miles high --
The retreat --
Ice and angles --
Return to plenty.
Responsibility: by the members of the first American Karakoram expedition: Robert H. Bates, Richard L. Burdsall, William P. House, Charles S. Houston, M.D., Paul K. Petzoldt, Capt. Norman R. Streatfeild; illustrations from photographs taken by members of the expedition.

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