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The Way People Live - Life on an Everest Expedition (The Way People Live) by Patricia D. Netzley

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Published by Lucent Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Explorers & discoverers,
  • World history,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • History - Exploration & Discovery,
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepa,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Mountaineering expeditions,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Mountaineering,
  • General,
  • Humanities,
  • Description and travel,
  • Description,
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal),
  • Juvenile literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatBoard book
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8613395M
ISBN 101560067926
ISBN 109781560067924
OCLC/WorldCa44868840

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In national bestseller The Mountain, world-renowned climber and bestselling author Ed Viesturs and cowriter David Roberts paint a vivid portrait of obsession, dedication, and human achievement in a true love letter to the world’s highest peak. In The Mountain, veteran world-class climber and bestselling author Ed Viesturs—the only American to have climbed all fourteen of /5(). Series: Expedition Everest (Book 1) Paperback: pages; Publisher: Independently published (Ap ) Language: English; ISBN X; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: x x 11 inches Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 65 customer ratings/5(65). Climb with the pioneers of Everest expedition guiding; Sherpa to climber ratio on summit day and ratio of Western Guides; No other operator offers so much in the way of resources and personnel to help you achieve success! Also, Life on an Everest Expedition is part of "The Way People Live" series, so part of its purpose is to dispel myths and stereotypes about the subjects. As such, Netzley includes a lot of words like "generally," "most," and "sometimes," avoiding a lot of the half-truths found in .

Climbing Mount Everest was the biggest mistake I've ever made in my life. I wish I'd never gone. I suffered for years of PTSD, and still suffer from what happened. I'm glad I wrote a book about it. But, you know, if I could go back and relive my life, I would never have climbed Everest. -Jon Krakauer, HuffPost Live, Aug Then I felt sinkingly as if my whole life lay behind me. Once on the mountain I knew (or trusted) that this would give way to total absorption with the task at hand. But at times I wondered if I had not come a long way only to find what I really sought was something I .   Climbing Mount Everest represents the ultimate challenge for a climber, and was once scaled only by the most expert mountaineers. Today, however, if you know how to buy your way onto a Mount Everest expedition, it is possible for a less experienced climber to scale the mountain with the help of experienced mountain guides and sherpas%(25).   On an expedition to climb Mount Everest, the reader chooses between alternatives throughout the book. Only one series of choices will lead to the top of the mountain and safely home. Illustrated in comic book style and based on real, true life facts about mountain climbing, Mount Everest, and Himalayan culture/5.

  Meet One of the First Women on Everest in 'Rising' In , Sharon Wood became the first North American woman to climb the world's tallest peak. Now she's opening up about her experience—on and Author: Jayme Moye.   But Jon Krakauer says the ill-fated Mount Everest expedition he joined as a writer for Outside magazine was the "biggest mistake" of his life. "I wish I'd never gone," he told HuffPost Live. SURVIVING MOUNT EVEREST with Dr. Beck Weathers Thursday EDT On , nine climbers died in a blizzard on Mount .   As Everest hits the big screen, Vanity Fair revisits Jennet Conant’s feature on socialite Sandy Hill, who nearly died in the blizzard .