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Higher Than Everest: Memoirs of a Mountaineer

By: Major Hps Ahluwalia

Price: $13.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2016

Seller ID: 110833

ISBN: 9789385285264

Condition: New


This is the inspiring true story of one of India's most iconic mountaineers - Major HPS Ahluwalia, who was the member of India's first successful expedition to Everest. But the story does not end with this spectacular achievement. In fact this is where the real story begins - for the struggle to climb Everest was but a preparation for an even bigger challenge that lay ahead.Just four months after his success, Major Ahluwalia suffered a grievous spinal injury in the Indo-Pak war of 1965. In a man of lesser courage, this could have destroyed his spirit but in Major Ahluwalia's case, it ignited a... View more info