Whenamandares to tell the truthand tells the truthabout dare.
A50yearoldcity raisedandcity livedengineerand investmentanalyst
decides to ascend the Ama Dablam summit. No prior climbing
experience, noprior training.This ishisstory.Auniqueperspectiveon
Himalayan trekkingandclimbing; theexpedition to the top toldbyacity
slicker. An inspiring journey of the body and the soul, a strugglewith
nature and personal demons. A moving tale about taking risks,
contemplating fear and crossing limits. An hymn to teamwork,
camaraderie, personal growth, and ultimately, life itself. The story is
accompanied by an array of exquisite pictures which provide a vivid
visual journey to Nepal, the Himalayan mountains and the Ama
Dablam summit; a superb collection of photos in a sophisticated
illustrated edition for the coffee table enthusiast and the book lover
Dr.GeorgeArdavanis isaconsultant inFinance
andEngineering and a visiting professor at the
University of Indianapolis and City University.
He has published a number of books and
articles. Originally from Greece, he now lives
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Our doubts are traitors andmake us lose the goodwe oftmight win, by fearing to attempt.
A few hours’mountain climbing turns a rogue and a saint into two roughly equal creatures.
Weariness is the shortest path to equality and fraternity—and liberty is finally addedby sleep.