The Next Everest - Surviving the Mountain's Deadliest Day and Finding the Resilience to Climb Again (BOK)

Jim Davidson

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On April 25, 2015, Jim Davidson was climbing Mount Everest when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake released avalanches all around him and his team, destroying their only escape route and trapping them at nearly 20,000 feet. It was the largest earthquake in Nepal in eighty-one years and killed nearly 8,900 people. That day also became the deadliest in the history of Everest, with eighteen people losing their lives on the mountain.

After spending two unsettling days stranded on Everest, Davidson's team was rescued by helicopter. The experience left him shaken, and despite his thirty-three years of climbing and serving as an expedition leader, he wasn't sure that he would ever go back. But in the face of risk and uncertainty, he returned in 2017 and finally achieved his dream of reaching the summit.

Suspenseful and engrossing, The Next Everest portrays the experience of living through the biggest disaster to ever hit the mountain. Davidson's background in geology and environmental science makes him uniquely qualified to explain why the seismic threats lurking beneath Nepal are even greater today. But this story is not about "conquering" the world's highest peak.

Instead, it reveals how embracing change, challenge, and uncertainty prepares anyone to face their "next Everest" in life.
Produktfakta
Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2022 Forfatter Jim Davidson
Forlag
St Martin's Press
ISBN 9781250836755
Antall sider 416 Dimensjoner 22,8cm x 15,2cm x 3,3cm
Vekt 500 gram Originaltittel The Next Everest - Surviving the Mountain's Deadliest Day and Finding the Resilience to Climb Again
Emner og form Biography: general, Climbing & mountaineering