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One Man's Climb: A Journey of Trauma, Tragedy and Triumph on K2

One Man's Climb: A Journey of Trauma, Tragedy and Triumph on K2

In One Man's Climb, record-breaking British adventurer Adrian Hayes recounts his tragic failure and ultimate success in climbing the world's notorious second highest mountain, K2.

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ISBN 9781526751652
Published 28 March 2019 by Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Hayes, Adrian
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ISBN-13 9781526751652
ISBN-10 1526751658
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Imprint Pen & Sword History
Publication Date 28 March 2019
International Publication Date 30 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Hayes, Adrian
Category Climbing & Mountaineering
Number of Pages 248
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Mountaineering - Pakistan - K2 Mountain, Mountaineers - Biography - Great Britain
NBS Text Fishing, Field Sports & Outdoor Activities
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 796.522092
Catalogue Code 972281

Description of this Book

A deeply moving story of the beauty and brutality of life, and death, on the world's most unpredictable and perilous mountain. Sitting just lower than Everest at 8,611 metres above sea level on the China-Pakistan border, the Savage Mountain claims the lives of even the most experienced climbers. Alongside severe altitude, the weather is notoriously volatile and the climb relentlessly steep. A staggering one in four attempts result in death on the mountain. In _One Man's Climb_, Adrian Hayes details an intensely personal account of his attempts to climb K2 - first in 2013 and again in 2014\. Absorbing and self-reflective, his journey is as much a story of climbing a mountain as it is a testament to the human spirit's ability to endure.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

ADRIAN HAYES is a record-breaking adventurer, author, keynote speaker, leadership and team coach, documentary presenter and sustainability campaigner. An Arabic and Nepalese speaking former British Army Gurkha officer and Special Forces reservist, he has two Guinness World Records for Polar expeditions to his name, has featured in three documentaries, and is also the author of Footsteps of Thesiger, an account of his journey across the Arabian Desert..

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