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To the top of Everest

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The author, who became the 131st person to reach the peak of Mount Everest in 1982, recounts his experience, and explains how his achievement came with a heavy price as he and his expedition faced hidden crevasses, blinding snowstorms, horrible altitude sickness, and more. Skreslet shares details of the climb, which is illustrated with full-color photos.

StatementLaurie Skreslet, with Elizabeth MacLeod
ContributionsMacLeod, Elizabeth
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV199.92 .N65 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24950415M
ISBN 101550747215, 1550748149
ISBN 139781550747218, 9781550748147
OCLC/WorldCa46616698

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Australia #, $ Account of the successful Australian Bicentennial Everest Expedition which placed three members on the summit.

Fladt, Christiane. Sep 28,  · Jon Krakauer, the journalist who survived the catastrophic expedition on Everest that resulted in multiple fatalities, and whose subsequent book Into. May 16,  · Adventurer Ben Fogle has made it to the summit of Mount Everest.

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This unique book takes readers on the ultimate adventure of climbing the great mountain. Travel along and learn what to pack for such a trek and the hardships one may suffer on the way to the top.

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Informational (nonfiction), 2, words, Level V (Grade 4), Lexile L. The world's tallest mountain, Mount Everest, has always provided a challenge for climbers. The climb to the top is dangerous, with steep cliffs, deep crevasses, limited oxygen near.

A thrilling adventure trilogy from Gordon Korman about kids competing to be the youngest person to ever reach the top of Mt. Everest. Four kids. One mountain. They come from all across America to be the youngest kid ever to climb Everest.

But only one will reach the top first. The competition is fierce. The preparation is intense. The challenge is lindsayvanbramer.com: Scholastic. In the same year () as the ill-fated Everest climbing season told in the book “Into Thin Air”, a six man team from India was also trying to reach the top of Everest by the northeast route.

Close to the top they were hit by the blizzard that would kill so many in the Rob Hall and Scott Fisher mountaineering parties going for the summit. May 30,  · InNepal’s army drained a lake near Everest after rapid glacial melting threatened to cause a catastrophic flood downstream.

This year, a study found that the size of ponds on top of. He thus became the first person to climb Mount Everest twice.

InJunko Tabei of Japan, part of an all-woman team, became the first woman to climb to the summit of Mount Everest. Intwo teams of climbers reached the top from opposite sides of the mountain, the.

No single book or account was cited as the inspiration for William Nicholson and Simon Beaufoy's screenplay, but the press materials for the movie mention both Jon Krakauer's bestselling book Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt.

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Not only will you stand face to face with Mount Everest, Sagarmatha in Nepali language, at 8,m (29, ft), but you will be following in the footsteps of great mountaineers like Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay who all wanted to reach Everest's summit.5/5.

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Everest South Col. Mount Everest, rising 8, m (29, ft.) above sea level, reigns as the highest mountain on Earth.

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Tenzing, the 11th of a family with 13 children, grew up in the Khumbu region in the shadow of Mount Everest.