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When Men & Mountains Meet doc É Like the desire for drink or drugs read ´ h.w. tilman · ➹ [Read] ➵ When Men & Mountains Meet: Like the desire for drink or drugs, the craving for mountains is not easily overcome (H.W. Tilman: The Collected Edition) By H.W. Tilman ϹTropical diseases and thwarting their mountaineering success Sikkim proved altogethersuccessful Tilman who is once again happy and healthy enjoys some exploratory ice climbing and discovers Abominable Snowman tracks particularly remarkable as the creature appeared to be wearing boots there is no reason why he should not have picked up a discarded pair at the German Base Camp and put them to their obvious useAnd then in 1939 war breaks out With good humour and characteristic understatement we hear about Tilmans remarkable Second World War After digging gun pits on the Belgian border and in Ira he was d

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We had climbed a mountain and crossed a pass; been wet cold hungry frightened and withal happy OneHimalayan season was over It was time to begin thinking of the next Strenuousness is the immortal path sloth is the way of deathFirst published in 1946 the scope of HW Bill Tilmans When Men and Mountains Meet is broad covering his disastrous expedition to the Assam Himalaya a small exploratory trip into Sikkim and then his wartime heroicsIn the thirties Assam was largely unknown and unexplored It proved a challenging environment for Tilmans party the jungle leaving the men mosuito bitten and suffering with

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When Men & Mountains Meet Like the desire for drink or drugs the craving for mountains is not easily overcome H W Tilman The Collected EditionRopped by parachute behind enemy lines to fight alongside Albanian and Italian partisans Tilman was awarded the Distinguished Service Order for his effortsand the keys to the city of Belluno which he helped save from occupation and destructionTilmans comments on the German approach to Himalayan climbing could eually be applied to his guerrilla warfare ethos They spent a lot of time and money and lost a lot of climbers and porters through bad luck andoften through bad judgement While elsewhere the war machine rumbled on Tilmans war was fast exciting lightweight and foolhardyand makes for gripping readin