Mountain is a prayer in stone and snow, a reach for the divine.
~ Sandy Hill
Mountain is an astonishing book. Assembled by Sandy Hill, a lifelong mountaineer (and author, socialite and former fashion editor) who survived the 1996 Everest disaster, it is a far-reaching, 350-page compilation of 250 mountain photographs from more than 160 photographers…and for anyone willing to follow the mystical exploration these pages provide, much, much more.
If you’re anything like me, if you’re wired with a passion for wilderness landscapes, and for mountain landscapes especially, this book will soar in your hands. It is of extremely high production quality – large format, well bound, hefty – and its design pays the highest respect possible to the mountain photography within. [read the rest…]