Facing Up: A Remarkable Journey to the Summit of Mount Everest

Facing Up: A Remarkable Journey to the Summit of Mount Everest

Bear Grylls

Contributore note: David Cooper (Foreword)

'No it is easy to fail to be gripped via his heartfelt pleasure and emotion over what used to be the journey of a lifetime.' Independent

At the age of twenty-three, undergo Grylls turned the youngest Briton to arrive the summit of Mount Everest. At severe altitude formative years holds no virtue over adventure, and it truly is typically stated that more youthful climbers have extra trouble dealing with the antagonistic results of mountain climbing. however, purely years after breaking his again in a freefall parachuting twist of fate, endure Grylls overcame serious climatic conditions, fatigue, dehydration and a final minute sickness to face on most sensible of the world's maximum mountain. Facing Up is the tale of his experience, his braveness and humour, his friendship and religion.

'Bear's story is through turns, hilarious and horrific.' day-by-day Telegraph 'Written with clean humility, this can be a speedily advised account now not of conquering Everest, yet of realising its power.' day-by-day Mail 'He writes convincingly of worry and doubt. this is often a good and compelling story.' Ranulph Fiennes

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