Annapurna

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Related to Annapurna South: Annapurna III, Annapurna IV
  • noun

Synonyms for Annapurna

wife of Siva and a benevolent aspect of Devi: Hindu goddess of plenty

a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (26,500 feet high)

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Annapurna South Face marks a transition from the Heroic era to countercultural mountaineering in a number of ways which highlight how ideas of masculine toughness and the idea of the brotherhood of the rope are retained within alpine style.
Except for these brief encounters, the society of Annapurna South Face is masculine.
Many of the conflicts in Annapurna South Face, including the agonizing moment when Bonnington realizes that he has spent too much time carrying loads and does not have the strength to get to the summit (195), are expressions of Bonnington's desire to be a different kind of leader with a different type of style.
He went on to lead and co-lead a host of successful expeditions including the Annapurna South Face in 1970 and two Everest ascents in 1972 and 1975.
The magical panorama includes some of the highest mountains on the planet, 20,000-plus-footers like Annapurna South, Annapurna I and III and Machapuchare, the so-called "Matterhorn of Nepal.