The Family that Conquered Everest

byAlan Mallory

Paperback | June 21, 2016

The Family that Conquered Everest by Alan Mallory
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A fast-paced and engaging story that takes the reader on a remarkable family journey from the flatlands of suburbia to the top of the world.

Climbing Mount Everest is one of humanity's greatest feats of physical, emotional and psychological endurance. In 2008 Alan Mallory and his family took on the challenge and became the first family of four to set foot on the summit of the world's highest peak. It was a two-month journey filled with emotion, loyalty, adventure and terror. From staggering across ladders spanning seemingly bottomless crevasses and fighting exhausting bouts of altitude-related sickness to climbing through a blizzard in the dead of night and almost losing two family members' lives, every segment of the climb was an exhilarating and unforgettable challenge.

This particular expedition is a fantastic example of the importance of strong family values and maintaining a deep level of trust between team members. The story highlights many of the background experiences and adventures that prepared the Mallorys to take on such a challenge, and explores the key traits that are essential for a safe and successful outcome to any team endeavour.

Alan Mallory was born and raised in Barrie, Ontario. He graduated from Queen’s University as a mechanical engineer and has worked in many different areas of the world developing custom machinery and resolving engineering and constructability problems. Alan is also an international speaker and professional development trainer, focusing ...
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Title:The Family that Conquered EverestFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:308 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:308 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.75 inPublished:June 21, 2016Publisher:RMB | Rocky Mountain BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1771601302

ISBN - 13:9781771601306

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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