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The High Himalaya
     

The High Himalaya

by Art Wolfe, Peter Potterfield
 
An intimate, yet breathtaking, excursion into the world's highest society.
  • The new book by Art Wolfe, internationally acclaimed nature photographer
  • Intimate interviews with world-renowned climbers Ed Viesturs, Doug Scott, and Reinhold Messner
  • 160 stunning full-color photographs
Art Wolfe has achieved what few photographers have

Overview

An intimate, yet breathtaking, excursion into the world's highest society.

  • The new book by Art Wolfe, internationally acclaimed nature photographer
  • Intimate interviews with world-renowned climbers Ed Viesturs, Doug Scott, and Reinhold Messner
  • 160 stunning full-color photographs
Art Wolfe has achieved what few photographers have attempted-capturing the spirit of the entire Himalayan region. This stunning collection of photographs presents not only breath-taking mountain landscapes, but also the flora, fauna, and culture of the highest mountain range in the world. More than 160 photographs-taken during Wolfe's many travels through Pakistan, India, Nepal, Tibet and China-provide us an inside look at the people, the architecture, religious icons, plants and mountain vistas of these countries. With the skill and artistry for which he is renowned, Wolfe brings the Himalaya to life.

Complementing his spectacular images are Peter Potterfield's interviews with a select group of world-class climbers. Reinhold Messner, Doug Scott and Ed Viesturs share their thoughts on the Himalaya as a natural world, a social and cultural world and a climbers' world Their personal insights, paired with the diversity of Wolfe's images, set this book apart from all others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898868418
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
11.58(w) x 9.76(h) x 0.98(d)

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