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7 summits and other mountain stuff => Books and movies => Topic started by: Ron on Mar 16 2003, 20:12

Title: Book "puur presteren" by Wilco van Rooien/ Hans van der Meulen
Post by: Ron on Mar 16 2003, 20:12
Wilco van Rooijen and Hans van der Meulen made a good effort on Mt Everest in 2003 with Hans getting to the top. And after a trip like that a book about seems mandetory.

The result is not that great.It is not really a book but it log about the climb. In such that is nice b/c there is lot of the same on the market allready and this approach in a nice idea. Unfortuanatlly it did not materialize into something really nice.
There is very little about the lichtweight/alpine style ascent in it and also very little about Wilco trying to parapant off the summit (witch he Im sad to say did noy make) ,both making their trip more interesting then a conventional "siege"expedition.

But  for a climber i could not resist to look into it...and i think neighter can you.

(dont know if the book is available in english)