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"Annapurna" is Maurice Herzog's account of the first expedition to ever climb a mountain higher than 8,000 meters: the Annapurna peak in the Himalayas of Nepal. Herzog, the leader of the French expedition, is one of two climbers who reach the summit, along with Louis Lachenal. Facing tremendous difficulties from the terrain, altitude sickness, severe weather and cold, the team makes its way back out of the mountains with Herzog and Lachenal carried by porters.
The expedition is mounted by the French Alpine Club to go to the region of the peaks of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna in Nepal to explore possible routes to either summit, and to attempt to climb one of them should a suitable route be found. The expedition treks to the village of Tukucha, roughly between the two peaks, where they set up a base of operations.
After several attempts to explore Dhauligiri, the expedition decides the... View more of the Annapurna Summary
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