A Slender Thread - Stephen Venables

A Slender Thread

By Stephen Venables

  • Release Date: 2014-08-29
  • Genre: Mountaineering
  • Size: 3.65 MB

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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 failed and he fell catastrophically, somersaulting from rock to rock and landing, seriously-wounded, at the end of a rope suspended above a 50-degree icefield. This is the story of his arduous and almost miraculous survival, and of the brilliant, committed teamwork which brought him to safety.