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mark_h · 2012-12-19 · Original thread
Edmund Hillary wrote "High Adventure" about a year after his climb, and a it's a great description of just how things were done in those days! It's a very easy read too, in a boys-own-adventure style.

Speaking of aerial photos though, Over The Himalaya ( has some staggering photos from the region if you like that sort of thing. Out of print, but worth tracking down.

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