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Tales from the Top of the World:Climbing Mount Everest with Pete Athans

Sandra Athans

Pete Athans has climbed Mount Everest fourteen times and reached the summit seven times. His sister Sandra narrates his fascinating adventures from the world’s highest mountain. Tales of deadly snowstorms and illnesses as well as triumphant climbs are described in vivid detail. The landscape challenges he encountered include Khumbu Icefall, Death Zone, Valley of Silence and the Hillary Step. Stunning color photos of climbers and the surrounding mountain provide a sense of wonder and beauty. Ages 9-12