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doc ê Seven Steps from Snowdon to Everest Ê ❮Read❯ ➪ Seven Steps from Snowdon to Everest: A Hill Walker's Journey to the Top of the World Author Mark Horrell – Eyltransferservices.co.uk As he teetered on a narrow rock ledge a yak's bellow short of the stratosphere with a rubber mask strapped to his face a pair ofAs he teetered on a narrow rock ledge a yak's bellow short of the stratosphere with a rubber mask strapped to his face a pair of mittens the size of a sea lion's flippers and a drop of two kilometres below him it's fair to say Mark Horrell wasn't entirely happy with the situation he found himself in He had been an ordinary hiker who had only read books about mountaineering When he signed up for an organized trek in Nepal with a group of elderly ladies little did he know that ten years later he would be attempting to climb the world's highest mountain But as he traveled across the Himalayas Andes Alps and East Africa following in the footsteps of the pioneers he dreamed up a seven point plan to gain the skills and experience which could turn a wild idea into reality Funny incisive and heartfelt his journey provides a refreshingly honest portrait of the joys and torments of a modern day Everest climber As a rock climber and alpine mountaineer I'd always been wary of books written by guided clients but Mark writes amusingly informatively and most importantly honestly He's also meticulous in his research I've seen scientific papers which uote fewer sources and are way less fun to read I'll still climb without a guide but he's given me a new perspective and reinforced my view that any style of ascent is valid as long as you're honest about what you did I defy you to read this book and not feel both inspired and tempted to sign up for a trip to the world's highest peaks Well done Mark Good Effort

Mark Horrell ñ Seven Steps from Snowdon to Everest: A Hill Walker's Journey to the Top of the World pdf

As he teetered on a narrow rock ledge a yak's bellow short of the stratosphere with a rubber mask strapped to his face a pair of mittens the size of a sea lion's flippers and a drop of two kilometres below him it's fair to say Mark Horrell wasn't entirely happy with the situation he found himself in He had been an ordinary hiker who had only read books about mountaineering When he signed up for an organized trek in Nepal with a group of elderly ladies little did he know that ten years later he would be attempting to climb the world's highest mountain But as he traveled across the Himalayas Andes Alps and East Africa following in the footsteps of the pioneers he dreamed up a seven point plan to gain the skills and experience which could turn a wild idea into reality Funny incisive and heartfelt his journey provides a refreshingly honest portrait of the joys and torments of a modern day Everest climber What a book A book that I fancied reading after reading the blurb At the beginning a thought I'd made a mistake as it was a little slow As i ventured further into the boom I was hooked and found it compelling reading It is light hearted in places A thoroughly enjoyable read with a very detailed account of what really happens and the amount of work needed to achieve a dreamoal the message all the way through to keep going a d not to give up To reach your goal is uite an achievement I am really inspired I will keep this book and reread at a later date I'd recommend this book to anyone who love a good true storyan inspiration to others who are thinking of climbing Everest for a challenging climb loaded with information

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Seven Steps from Snowdon to Everest A Hill Walker's Journey to the Top of the WorldAs he teetered on a narrow rock ledge a yak's bellow short of the stratosphere with a rubber mask strapped to his face a pair of mittens the size of a sea lion's flippers and a drop of two kilometres below him it's fair to say Mark Horrell wasn't entirely happy with the situation he found himself in He had been an ordinary hiker who had only read books about mountaineering When he signed up for an organized trek in Nepal with a group of elderly ladies little did he know that ten years later he would be attempting to climb the world's highest mountain But as he traveled across the Himalayas Andes Alps and East Africa following in the footsteps of the pioneers he dreamed up a seven point plan to gain the skills and experience which could turn a wild idea into reality Funny incisive and heartfelt his journey provides a refreshingly honest portrait of the joys and torments of a modern day Everest climber A sobering account of one man's uest I read with interest his comments in the final chapter and applaud him for his views as to what should happen with regard to the influx of visitors who believe that the ascent of the highest mountain of the world is something that can be attempted by any Tom Duck or Harry Unfortunately the world is full of unscrupulous politicians who are only out to line their own pocketsI am sure this book will inspire people to aim as high as possiblewhether that is Everest or Snowdon is not important