Sir Chris Bonington(1934-), Mountaineer
Sir Christian John Storey Bonington
Sitter in 2 portraits
Mountaineer; best known for his Himalayan ascents: reached summit of Annapurna II in 1960 and, via its south face, in 1970; led two British expeditions to Everest (1972, 1975) but only reached the summit himself as a member of a Norwegian expedition (1985).
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