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Description - To the Top of Everest by Laurie Skreslet

On October 5, 1982, Laurie Skreslet became the first Canadian to reach the peak of Mount Everest. His lifelong dream of scaling the world's tallest mountain had become a reality, but it was an achievement that came with a heavy price. Laurie and his expedition faced hidden crevasses, blinding snowstorms, horrible altitude sickness and deadly avalanches that claimed the lives of team members throughout the ascent. In this exciting true-life adventure, Laurie shares intimate details from the climb itself, including the terrifying moment when he almost plunged to an icy death. A true hero, Laurie proves that with a bit of courage, a little faith and a lot of teamwork, an ordinary person can accomplish extraordinary things.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781550748147
ISBN-10: 1550748149
Format: Paperback
(273mm x 210mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Kids Can Press
Publisher: Kids Can Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: Canada

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