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Back To The Summit


Author : Omer Rains
language : en
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
Release Date : 2011-09-01


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“You’ll never walk again.” California Senator Omer Rains had been a politician on the global stage, a power-broking lawyer of A-list celebrities, and conqueror of some of the highest mountains in the world. But when a paralyzing brain aneurysm and stroke hit him at age 61, he became more helpless than a small child. In Back to the Summit, Rains takes readers on a courageous journey toward recovery, both physical and spiritual, as he reflects on the people, events, and American history that shaped his life and gave him the strength to dare to walk again. Every flashback to the past offers insight into the philosophy that once saved his life and now defines his every action: “Get up from every fall, no matter how great or far, and continue to live life fully.” Those who have suffered physical trauma may find hope in his story; their loved ones may gain insight and understanding. And any reader who has ever faced a mountain of a setback will be inspired to keep on fighting to live again. Back to the Summit takes us on a journey toward physical and spiritual recovery that reminds us that anything is possible.

Descent To The Summit


Author : Zine El Abidine M.
language : en
Publisher: Lulu.com
Release Date : 2005-08


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Never judge a book from its cover...this short story consists of more than three thousand words and each one carries a deep meaning

Ascent To The Summit Of Mont Blanc 1834


Author : Martin Barry
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 1836


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Peak


Author : Roland Smith
language : en
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date : 2008-08-01


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The only thing you’ll find on the summit of Mount Everest is a divine view. The things that really matter lie far below. – Peak Marcello After fourteen-year-old Peak Marcello is arrested for scaling a New York City skyscraper, he's left with two choices: wither away in Juvenile Detention or go live with his long-lost father, who runs a climbing company in Thailand. But Peak quickly learns that his father's renewed interest in him has strings attached. Big strings. As owner of Peak Expeditions, he wants his son to be the youngest person to reach the Everest summit--and his motives are selfish at best. Even so, for a climbing addict like Peak, tackling Everest is the challenge of a lifetime. But it's also one that could cost him his life. Roland Smith has created an action-packed adventure about friendship, sacrifice, family, and the drive to take on Everest, despite the incredible risk. The story of Peak’s dangerous ascent—told in his own words—is suspenseful, immediate, and impossible to put down.

Beyond The Summit


Author : Linda J. LeBlanc
language : en
Publisher: Linda LeBlanc
Release Date : 2006


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Literary fiction set in the Everest region in 1968 when the recent influx of tourism challenges traditions, friendships, and economics. Conflict between generations arises when the young desire what foreigners bring. The story includes an Everest expedition from a porter's point of view, Buddhist and animist rituals, Sherpa culture, Tibetan refugees, a love affair between an American journalist and Sherpa guide. It's the only work to dramatize the lives of Sherpas in fiction.

View From The Summit


Author : Edmund Hillary
language : en
Publisher: Random House
Release Date : 2011-10-31


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The first man to set foot on the summit of Everest, the man who led a team of tractors to the South Pole, the man who jetboated up the Ganges from the ocean to the sky has, for the first time, gathered all the remarkable adventures of a long life into one volume. But there is more to Edmund Hillary than this. He is also the man who repaid his debt of fame to the Himalayas by inaugurating a programme of building schools, clinics, airstrips and bridges in Nepal. With his still active support, these have gone from strength to strength in the 50 years since he himself mastered the Hillary Step and led his companion Tenzing Norgay up Everest's final summit ridge. View from the Summit is a thoughtful and honest reappraisal of a life spent pushing human ability to its limits and relishing the challenges thrown down by the elements. It is also the story of a man whom the world has taken to its heart.

Hiking The Green Mountains


Author : Lisa Densmore Ballard
language : en
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date : 2009-05-19


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Whether to take in a 360-degree view mountaintop view, a dramatic waterfall, or a pristine pond, this book takes readers to thirty-five of the best day hikes and weekend backpacking trips in the Green Mountains, some well-known and others off the beaten path.