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    Publisher: Luath Press

    Prelude to Everest: Alexander Kellas, Himalayan Mountaineer

    £20.00
    Follow the journey of Alexander Kellas, which takes him from the Scottish Cairngorms to the Himalaya, and discover how his struggles and explorations in high altitude physiology have impacted upon mountaineering today.
    ISBN: 9781906817749
    AuthorIan R. Mitchell
    Pub Date01/08/2011
    BindingHardback
    Pages288
    Availability: In Stock

    Acclaimed hillwalking writers Ian R Mitchell and George Rodway tell the fascinating story of Aberdeen-born Alexander Kellas, and his contribution to mountaineering from the 20th century to the present day. Now a largely neglected figure, Kellas is the pioneer of high altitude physiology, his climbing routes still in evidence today. Follow Kellas' journey, which takes him from the Scottish Cairngorms to the Himalaya, and discover how his struggles and explorations have impacted upon mountaineering today.

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    Acclaimed hillwalking writers Ian R Mitchell and George Rodway tell the fascinating story of Aberdeen-born Alexander Kellas, and his contribution to mountaineering from the 20th century to the present day. Now a largely neglected figure, Kellas is the pioneer of high altitude physiology, his climbing routes still in evidence today. Follow Kellas' journey, which takes him from the Scottish Cairngorms to the Himalaya, and discover how his struggles and explorations have impacted upon mountaineering today.