Kenton Edward Cool is an English mountaineer, and mountain guide. He is one of Britain's leading alpine and high altitude climbers and has summited Mount Everest fourteen times, including leading Sir Ranulph Fiennes' 2008 and 2009 Expeditions.
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A groundbreaking new look at Himalaya and how climate change is re-casting one of the world's most unique geophysical, historical, environmental, and social regions. More rugged and elevated than any other zone on earth, Himalaya embraces all of Tibet, plus six of the world's eight major mountain ranges and nearly all its highest peaks. It contains...
Remarkable book!! It’s not often I’m sad when I finish a book but I was with this…real ‘Tour du Force’ Highly recommend it!! #Himalaya #mountains #tibet @BloomsburyBooks @incoolcompany – source
When Anatoli Boukreev died on the slopes of Annapurna on Christmas day, 1997, the world lost one of the greatest adventurers of our time.In Above the Clouds, both the man and his incredible climbs on Mt. McKinley, K2, Makalu, Manaslu, and Everest-including his diary entries on the infamous 1996 disaster, written shortly after his return-are immorta...
@ollyalkema Great book – source
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"After Everest" is the memoir of the remarkable T. Howard Somervell: physician, soldier, artist, musician, mountaineer and missionary.Somervell is perhaps best known for his participation in the earliest British quests to climb Mount Everest in the 1920s, including the now legendary second attempt during which George Mallory and Sandy Irvine vanish...
Somervell was such an amazing climber, painter, photographer….and doctor!!. His book ‘After Everest’ published in ‘36 is well worth a read. @EverestToday @calmandfearless – source
Learn how to green your business from one of the UK's leading corporate activists.Can you reverse climate change and promote social justice while generating a profit? Richard Walker shows you how it's both possible and essential.Walker runs a £4bn privately owned family business that is affecting real change in the most unlikely but critical sector...
If you read one book this summer then make this one....a fantastic summary of what we’ve done wrong but more importantly what we need to do! @icelandrichard @HugoSAS @GeorgeMonbiot – source
@MrMarkBeaumont @AlexGregoryGB Think we ended up with 4 possibly 5 copies!! Great book though – source
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