Interlude on Mustagh Tower

Andrew Greig


Interlude on Mustagh Tower

Andrew Greig


Poem introduction

My first Himalayan expedition, precipitated by Mal Duff not grasping the metaphorical nature of poetry, and thinking I actually could climb, was to the Mustagh Tower. Like war, or shooting a film, a lot of Himalayan climbing involves sitting around waiting. I loved those days when the weather was too bad higher in the mountain to climb that day.

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