PDF myportal.pro ñ A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya Epub

❴Download❵ ➺ A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya Author Stephen Venables – Myportal.pro Together with Chris Bonington and other distinguished British climbers Stephen Venables was high on the unclimbed and sacred mountain of Panch Chuli when at 1am on a dark Himalayan night his abseil faTogether with Chris Bonington and other distinguished British climbers Stephen Venables was high on the unclimbed and sacred mountain of Panch Chuli when at 1am.

On a dark Himalayan night his abseil failed and he fell catastrophically somersaulting from rock to rock and landing seriously wounded at the end of a rope suspe.

slender ebok thread download escaping pdf disaster pdf himalaya epub A Slender ebok Thread Escaping pdf Thread Escaping Disaster in kindle Slender Thread Escaping ebok Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in mobile A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya eBookOn a dark Himalayan night his abseil failed and he fell catastrophically somersaulting from rock to rock and landing seriously wounded at the end of a rope suspe.

10 thoughts on “A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya

  1. Oggie Ramos Oggie Ramos says:

    PDF myportal.pro ñ A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya Epub slender ebok, thread download, escaping pdf, disaster pdf, himalaya epub, A Slender ebok, Thread Escaping pdf, Thread Escaping Disaster in kindle, Slender Thread Escaping ebok, Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in mobile, A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya eBookI went ahead and read the book in one sitting inspite of what some reviewers here noted I had to agree that it was somewhat dull The premise was promising but the unraveling of events and storytelling was insipid and unexciting Either the editor who wrote the prologue was exaggerating or baiting when he said the book belongs to the mantle of such incredible company such as Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air et al Nothing could be farther than this Maybe it was the author's self admitted difficult personality that made the storytelling bland Imagine instead of being grateful for the ever patient wife for helping the author ease back into everyday life with broken legs he was sulking for her not assembling a neighborhood welcoming party I'm into the outdoors and mountaineering myself and I was not illuminated with even an iota of why puny men rise to the challenge of monstrous mountains in this novel There were a slew of names dropped that will fly over the heads of non mountai


  2. Amerynth Amerynth says:

    PDF myportal.pro ñ A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya Epub slender ebok, thread download, escaping pdf, disaster pdf, himalaya epub, A Slender ebok, Thread Escaping pdf, Thread Escaping Disaster in kindle, Slender Thread Escaping ebok, Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in mobile, A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya eBookI am surprised that Stephen Venables is able to make a living as a moutaineerwriter if A Slender Thread Escaping disaster in the Himalaya is a good example of his work I just really didn't like his writing style which made what should be a compelling and interesting story terribly boring I couldn't get through this book so maybe it improved by the time it got to the latter halfVenables book is mostly about a giant fall he took while climbing in the Himalaya I just put this book down a few hours ago and I honestly can't even remember where this fall took place Panch Chuli maybe? He talks about a gazillion other climbs along the way and is a huge name dropper this is a book that will appeal to someone who dwe


  3. Patrick Carroll Patrick Carroll says:

    PDF myportal.pro ñ A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya Epub slender ebok, thread download, escaping pdf, disaster pdf, himalaya epub, A Slender ebok, Thread Escaping pdf, Thread Escaping Disaster in kindle, Slender Thread Escaping ebok, Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in mobile, A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya eBookThis shows both how uickly disaster can occur and then how a situation can reverse from disaster to rescue when the odds appear insurmountable basically depending on the skill of a helicopter pilot I suppose I'm seeking some explanation as to why people wan


  4. Joann Joann says:

    PDF myportal.pro ñ A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya Epub slender ebok, thread download, escaping pdf, disaster pdf, himalaya epub, A Slender ebok, Thread Escaping pdf, Thread Escaping Disaster in kindle, Slender Thread Escaping ebok, Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in mobile, A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya eBookA story of survival as well as deep determination Included the human aspect with emotions Lots of technical climbing words which may mean to a climber rather than a book reader Photos and maps added to the reality of the harsh conditions


  5. Tim Reisner Tim Reisner says:

    PDF myportal.pro ñ A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya Epub slender ebok, thread download, escaping pdf, disaster pdf, himalaya epub, A Slender ebok, Thread Escaping pdf, Thread Escaping Disaster in kindle, Slender Thread Escaping ebok, Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in mobile, A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya eBookThorough and honest but if I'm being absolutely truthful not as exciting or jeopardy filled as I'd have liked Touching the void set a high bar for 'something goes wrong on a climb' literature


  6. Santanu Dutta Santanu Dutta says:

    PDF myportal.pro ñ A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya Epub slender ebok, thread download, escaping pdf, disaster pdf, himalaya epub, A Slender ebok, Thread Escaping pdf, Thread Escaping Disaster in kindle, Slender Thread Escaping ebok, Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in mobile, A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya eBookWhile starting I was a bit hesitant In fact the book was kept aside in my book shelf as usual Initially I could not find this that good However the book gradually took up the course Written on an expedition on Mount Panch Chuli V range of the great Himalayas in Kumaoon Nepal border this is one of the classics of mountain tales at least that I have read The book narrates the expedition chronicles other expeditions and the disaster that strike while descending after successful summit attempt The disaster the climbers the men their courage and ambition are merged together and results in fight All are merged in a slender thread that separates success and failure life and death on the high mountains


  7. Suzy Suzy says:

    PDF myportal.pro ñ A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya Epub slender ebok, thread download, escaping pdf, disaster pdf, himalaya epub, A Slender ebok, Thread Escaping pdf, Thread Escaping Disaster in kindle, Slender Thread Escaping ebok, Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in mobile, A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya eBookOverall disappointing read and I gave up about 45 pages before the end I just found it too technical with lots of climbing references and detail and there wasn't much drama or tension I realise it's tricky to get the right balance of filling in the background of the characters and getting to the action but I felt it took too long to get to the climbing incident And then when it arrived there were several pages of tension which was thrilling and then it fizzled There's no doubt it was an experience for Steve and I'm glad he shared his story but I can't help but feel that putting his story in the hands of different editor could've produced a much dynamic read Overall 25 stars av


  8. Nigel Nigel says:

    PDF myportal.pro ñ A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya Epub slender ebok, thread download, escaping pdf, disaster pdf, himalaya epub, A Slender ebok, Thread Escaping pdf, Thread Escaping Disaster in kindle, Slender Thread Escaping ebok, Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in mobile, A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya eBookI am a fan of climbing writing generally and have read of some of Venables exploits via other writers previously This climbing narrative manages to incorporate so many other facets without loosing coherence Economics geography history politics flora to mention but a few The disaster aspect reads well and the rescue helicopter pilots performed a remarkable feat However the book is satisfying overall not just the rescue I'm going to look at another climbing book by Venables


  9. chucklesthescot chucklesthescot says:

    PDF myportal.pro ñ A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya Epub slender ebok, thread download, escaping pdf, disaster pdf, himalaya epub, A Slender ebok, Thread Escaping pdf, Thread Escaping Disaster in kindle, Slender Thread Escaping ebok, Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in mobile, A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya eBookThis sounds as if it should have been a very dramatic and exciting book but I found it surprisingly dull Again with this author it seemed to take forever to get to the actual climbing incident and it was full of boring and irrelevant things and very complicated climbing descriptions which are fine if you are a climber but too much for non climbers like me


  10. Philip Burnett Philip Burnett says:

    PDF myportal.pro ñ A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya Epub slender ebok, thread download, escaping pdf, disaster pdf, himalaya epub, A Slender ebok, Thread Escaping pdf, Thread Escaping Disaster in kindle, Slender Thread Escaping ebok, Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in mobile, A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya eBookAnother great book about the Paunch Chuli range in northern India Gives a good feel for expedition living and some of the thrills and draws of climbing I went to a lecture by mr Venables and found him very enthralling his writing mimics his personality completely Very fun reading


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *