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The Himalaya by the Numbers

A Statistical Analysis of Mountaineering in the Nepal Himalaya

  • 224 pages
  • Mountaineers Books
  • 978-9-93750-664-9
  • Mar 26, 2012

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* A nirvana of mountaineering data for students of Himalaya climbing information
* Written by two of the foremost experts in the world on mountaineering in the Himalaya
* Data is presented and analyzed based on three distinct expeditionary periods in Himalayan climbing
* Companion to The Himalayan Database

What are the most dangerous peaks to climb in the Nepal Himalaya? What are the safest? When is the best time of year to climb? These and many other questions are answered in this comprehensive statistical analysis of climbing activity, ascents, and fatalities in the Nepal Himalaya. Co-written by Elizabeth Hawley, the official historian of all expeditions for the past 50 years in the Nepal Himalaya, and  Richard Salisbury, a Himalayan mountaineer and retired computer analyst from the University of Michigan.  Published by Vajra Publications and distributed in North America by Mountaineers Books.

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  • 224 pages
  • Mountaineers Books
  • 978-9-93750-664-9
  • Mar 26, 2012
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