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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English


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StatementJennifer Bourdillon.
The Physical Object
Pagination256p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18722321M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bourdillon, Jennifer. Visit to the Sherpas. London, Collins, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors.   While no expedition to the top of Everest ever succeeded without the assistance of the legendary Sherpas, no book has told the story from the Sherpa perspective. Now, at last, Tenzing Norgay and the Sherpas of Everest sets the record straight. It is a frank, deeply felt telling of Tenzing's story as it has never been told by: 5. Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award and the Banff Mountain Book Award for Mountain Literature "Gripping, intense Buried in the Sky will satisfy anyone who loved [Into Thin Air]." —Kate Tuttle, Boston Globe. When eleven climbers died on K2 in , two Sherpas survived. Their astonishing tale became the stuff of mountaineering legend/5(). Adams, Vincanne. Tourism and Sherpas, Nepal: Reconstruction of Reciprocity. Annals of Tourism Resea Adams, Vincanne. Tigers of the Snow and Other Virtual Sherpas: An Ethnography of Himalayan Encounters.

Buy Visit to the Sherpas First Edition by Bourdillon, Jennifer (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. Meet the Sherpas. Over years ago a group of Tibetan Buddhists known as the Sherpas moved from Tibet to the Everest region of Nepal in order to be closer to the mountain they hold sacred, Mt. Everest. Well known for their physical strength at high altitudes, Sherpas have historically played key roles in Everest climbing expeditions.   Sherpas had helped get more than clients to the summit of Everest in May, but the season would be remembered in the public mind as the year of the Brawl. We had come to visit . Since the Nepali government first allowed westerners to visit the kingdom in the s, the coming of tourists from around the world to see the highest mountain has brought a variety of changes both enhancing the livelihoods of the Sherpa people and affecting other cultural and .

Sherpas are the evergreen and all time heroes of Everest who need no introduction and no limelight. While most of the summiteers scale Mount Everest for pleasure, fun, self achievement, adventure, or even for Guinness Book of Records, Sherpas do it for their bread and butter. Visit to the Sherpas. London: Collins. MLA Citation. Bourdillon, Jennifer. Visit to the Sherpas Collins London Australian/Harvard Citation. Bourdillon, Jennifer. , Visit to the Sherpas Collins London. Wikipedia Citation. Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award and the Banff Mountain Book Award for Mountain Literature "Gripping, intense Buried in the Sky will satisfy anyone who loved [Into Thin Air]." ―Kate Tuttle, Boston Globe. When eleven climbers died on K2 in , two Sherpas survived. Their astonishing tale became the stuff of mountaineering s: Sherpas are a valuable aid to us, as the climb will be hard enough for you anyway, in not being genetically adapted to that kind of altitude by birth. To work with Sherpas will require good management on your part and to find the good people to begin with. The trekking agency will recommend Sherpas connected to them.