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Two Mountains and a River by H.W. Tilman

Two Mountains and a River

I made a resolve not to begin climbing until assured by a plague of flies that summer had really come
H.W. Tilman’s Two Mountains and a River picks up where Mount Everest 1938 left off. Tilman and... Read more.
  • £12.00 (Paperback)
Nepal Himalaya

Nepal Himalaya

The most mountainous of a singularly mountainous country. H.W. Tilman
Throughout 1949 and 1950 H.W. ‘Bill’ Tilman mounted pioneering expeditions to Nepal and its... Read more.
  • £9.60 (Paperback)
Ice with Everything

Ice with Everything

In climbing mountains or sailing the seas one often has to settle for less than one hoped.
‘For most men, as Epicurus has remarked, rest is stagnation and activity madness. Mad or not,... Read more.
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H.W. Tilman In Mischief's Wake Book cover

In Mischief’s Wake

In the joy of the actors lies the sense of any action. That is the explanation, that the excuse.
The first of the three voyages described in In Mischief’s Wake gives H.W. ‘Bill’ Tilman’s... Read more.
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H.W. Tilman China to Chitral Book Cover

China to Chitral

Mountains are the beginning and end of all scenery
In China to Chitral H.W. ‘Bill’ Tilman completes one of his great post-war journeys. He... Read more.
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Mischief goes South

Mischief goes South

Every herring should hang by its own tail
In Mischief goes South, Tilman and his pilot cutter Mischief head south with the Antarctic... Read more.
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Mount Everest 1938

Mount Everest 1938

Whether these mountains are climbed or not, smaller expeditions are a step in the right direction
It’s 1938, the British have thrown everything they’ve got at Everest but they’ve still not... Read more.
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Mostly Mischief

Mostly Mischief

Including the first ascent of a mountain to start below sea level
Mostly Mischief’s ordinary title belies four more extraordinary voyages made by H.W.... Read more.
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Mischief in Greenland

Mischief in Greenland

Only a man in the devil of a hurry would wish to fly to his mountains
H.W. ‘Bill’ Tilman’s mountain travel philosophy, rooted in Africa and the Himalaya and... Read more.
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When Men and Mountains Meet

When Men and Mountains Meet

Like the desire for drink or drugs, the craving for mountains is not easily overcome
First published in 1946, the scope of H.W. ‘Bill’ Tilman’s When Men & Mountains Meet is... Read more.
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The Ascent of Nanda Devi

The Ascent of Nanda Devi

I believe we so far forgot ourselves as to shake hands on it
In 1934, after fifty years of trying, mountaineers finally gained access to the Nanda Devi... Read more.
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Mischief among the Penguins

Mischief among the Penguins

Hand (man) wanted for long voyage in small boat. No pay, no prospects, not much pleasure.
'Hand (man) wanted for long voyage in small boat. No pay, no prospects, not much pleasure.' So... Read more.
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Mischief in Patagonia

Mischief in Patagonia

An intolerable deal of sea, one halfpennyworth of mountain
"So I began thinking again of those two white blanks on the map, of penguins and humming birds,... Read more.
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Snow on the Equator

Mount Kenya, Kilimanjaro and the great African odyssey
‘To those who went to the War straight from school and survived it, the problem of what to do... Read more.
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