Men Aganist the Clouds, The Conquest of Minya Konka

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Men Against the Clouds: The Conquest of Minya Konka. With contributions by Terris Moore and Jack Theodore Young. 64 b/w illustrations. 7 maps and charts plus map on front endpapers. This Chinese peak at the east end of the Himalaya, was climbed by a small American party (Sikong Expedition) in 1932. It was the second highest peak ever climbed up to that date, and remained the highest peak climbed by Amereicans untuil 1958. The Minya Konka stands at between the great red basin of Szechwan in Western China and the high Tibetan grasslands. Jack Young is an experienced naturalist, had companied Theodore and Kermit Roosevelt on their expedition to Tibet in search of the giant panda.

  • New Hardcover 15*22 cm, 292 pp.


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Condition: Used, Ex-library, with usual marks. Edge wear, good.
Shipping Weight: 1.8lbs
Published: 1935

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