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Finally , at an altitude of 8,000 feet , we reached Lambagar , a Sherpa illage scattered among the rubble of an ancient ... which also includes Mount Everest , Sherpas have achieved world fame not just as mountaineers but also as self ...
However , like many Sherpas , he found trekking much easier and less dangerous . Because high - altitude climbing has involved such frequent mishaps , some Sherpa wives have forbidden their husbands to accompany expeditions , many of ...
Peter and I decide to spend the night there ; the Sherpas want to continue to Shey and we agree to meet tomorrow . I return up basin for another load , but the snow is soft now , making the work here at 17,000 feet grueling ; I stop ...
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I'd never heard of Schaller before but wanted to read it because it concern the same 1970s trip Peter Matthiessen was on when he wrote The Snow Leopard. Apparently Schaller was at the time considered ... Read full review
Mountains in the Desert
Journey to Crystal Mountain
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