Author(s): Anderson Robert Mads
‘Robert loves the environment of mountains, the challenge of mountains, the camaraderie built upon their flanks and the uncertainty that mountains toss into our lives.’ ― Peter Hilary Robert Mads Anderson is an elite mountaineer with a solitary goal: to conquer Everest. Features 32 pages of colour photography, chosen from a broad selection of images that have appeared in magazines such as National Geographic Adventure and Sports Illustrated. Incorporates a who’s who of internationally recognised climbers. Traces the story of Everest, from the big, nationally supported expeditions of the 1980s; through the small teams forging new routes and climbing solo; to the commercially guided expeditions of today. Set against the majestic backdrop of the world’s tallest peak. Anderson’s nine Everest expeditions set over 18 years defines what truly drives a human being to the greatest of heights. Includes a foreword by Peter Hillary.