In High Places – A Personal, Historical and Scientific Approach to the World’s Greatest Mountain Ranges
“… a brilliant book, driven by joyful storytelling and packed with knowledge … a joy to read”
In High Places is an informative, brilliant written and entertaining book about what we have known, what we know and what we want to know about mountains. Central themes are how these landscapes affect us and how they are formed. People have always beenfascinated by mountains. Peaks and ranges have been regarded as fearful and sacred, terrible and enigmatic, beautiful and symbolic. In many cultures, mountains are still sacred, and have superior symbolic meaning.