RIP Maurice Herzog

Posted by: Rickster

RIP Maurice Herzog - 12/15/12 06:20 PM

Maurice Herzog has passed at age 93.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/15/world/...-climb.html?hpw

I can't say "Annapurna" inspired me to take up climbing a few years after reading it in high school English class, but it left many indelible images in my mind. When we began ice climbing, it wasn't unheard of to make light hearted references to fingers and toes ala Herzog.