Book “Himalaya en los límites del oxígeno”

José Machado


The first book published in Colombia about rock climbing and mountaineering. José F. Machado, one of the members of the first Colombian expedition to the Himalayas, reconstructs, step by step, the arduous road to the summit of Broad Peak at 8.047 meters above sea level (the twelfth highest mountain in the world). The editor declared that “the dramatism, the tenderness, the challenge and solidarity that live in these pages, make it a fascinating chronicle that also highlights the narrative skills of the young mountaineer and architect”. (Carlos Valencia Editores. Bogotá, 1986. 272 pages)