The Ascent of Yerupaja.
London: Herbert Jenkins,1954. 1st ed. "Mount Yerupaja in Peru, 21,769 feet..is known as The Butcher..The face of The Butcher, steeper than a ski jump, its ridges wind-etched sharper than a razor, was climbed, but the hazards of its ascent were immense and in the final analysis nearly cost two lives." Pp.191, b/w photo frontis. + 14 further b/w photo illustrations and a map showing position of camps en route, owners name to verso front board. Blue cloth, photo illustrated d/w slightly rubbed with closed tear has clear protective cover. VG/G+.
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Keywords: Sack Ascent Yerupaja Mountaineering Peru Climbing South America 22250 Mountaineering