The Resource To the top of Everest, Laurie Skreslet, with Elizabeth MacLeod

To the top of Everest, Laurie Skreslet, with Elizabeth MacLeod

Label
To the top of Everest
Title
To the top of Everest
Statement of responsibility
Laurie Skreslet, with Elizabeth MacLeod
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author, who became the 131st person to reach the peak of Mount Everest in 1982, recounts his experience, and explains how his achievement came with a heavy price as he and his expedition faced hidden crevasses, blinding snowstorms, horrible altitude sickness, and more. Skreslet shares details of the climb, which is illustrated with full-color photos
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
CaOTU
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Skreslet, Laurie
Dewey number
j796.52/2/095496
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV199.92
LC item number
.N65 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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MacLeod, Elizabeth
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  • Skreslet, Laurie
  • Mountaineering
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
  • Mountaineers
  • Skreslet, Laurie
  • Alpinisme
  • Everest, Mont (Chine et Népal)
  • Alpinistes
  • Skreslet, Laurie
  • Mountaineers
  • Mountaineering
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
To the top of Everest, Laurie Skreslet, with Elizabeth MacLeod
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
Ages 10 and up
Contents
Almost there -- Growing up -- Learning to climb -- Mountain -- Gear for the climb -- Heading to Everest -- Life at base camp -- Who's who on the team -- Climbing on icefall -- Disaster strikes -- Down the mountain -- Back on Everest -- Going it alone -- Life on the mountain -- Getting there -- Weather closes in -- We head for camp four -- Early morning climb -- Top of the world! -- Dangerous descent -- Heading home -- After Everest -- Glossary
Extent
1 online resource (56 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
color illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036973255
Label
To the top of Everest, Laurie Skreslet, with Elizabeth MacLeod
Link
Publication
Note
Ages 10 and up
Contents
Almost there -- Growing up -- Learning to climb -- Mountain -- Gear for the climb -- Heading to Everest -- Life at base camp -- Who's who on the team -- Climbing on icefall -- Disaster strikes -- Down the mountain -- Back on Everest -- Going it alone -- Life on the mountain -- Getting there -- Weather closes in -- We head for camp four -- Early morning climb -- Top of the world! -- Dangerous descent -- Heading home -- After Everest -- Glossary
Extent
1 online resource (56 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
color illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036973255

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