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Passage to Everest

Passage to Everest and Beyond by Jim Murphy

This is a lovely coffee table size hardback book, printed on 120gm uncoated paper. Blurb “Richard Hingston came late to the British Everest adventure of 1921-24, but he was without doubt one of the most compelling of all the characters in that epic mountaineering saga. A seasoned explorer, he was a brilliant naturalist, a highly decorated soldier and a gifted surgeon whose service in the Indian Army included four years of fighting from East Africa to the Northwest Frontier to the deserts of Mesopotamia. Throughout the Great War and later […]

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