Gaston Rébuffat





Gaston Rébuffat


Born
in Marseilles, France
May 07, 1921

Died
May 31, 1985


Gaston Rébuffat was a well-known French alpinist and mountain guide. He was a recipient of France's prestigious Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur in 1984.

Known for his lyrical writing and his ability to convey not only the dangers of mountaineering but the pure exaltation of the climb, Rébuffat authored several books. His most famous written work is Etoiles et Tempêtes (Starlight and Storm), first published in French in 1954, and in English in 1956.
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Average rating: 4.10 · 183 ratings · 19 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
Starlight and Storm

4.09 avg rating — 158 ratings — published 1954 — 10 editions
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The Mont Blanc Massif: The ...

4.46 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1988 — 5 editions
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On Ice and Snow and Rock

4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1971 — 2 editions
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Montagne Est Mon Domaine

3.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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On Snow And Rock

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1963
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Le Massif Des Écrins: Les 1...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1989
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Men & Matterhorn

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1973
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Mont Blanc to Everest

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Mont Blanc, Jardin Feerique...

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Between Heaven And Earth

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“Rain is disagreeable, but snow is as much part of the mountain as are sunshine and clear skies.”
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“A rope of two can take itself seriously, but a party of five Frenchmen is incapable of striking too dramatic an attitude...”
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