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This is an auction for NO MEAN FEAT by MARK INGLIS.

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"Mark Joseph Inglis is a mountaineer, researcher, winemaker and motivational speaker...On May 15, 2006, after 40 days of climbing, Inglis became the first ever double amputee to reach the summit of Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world...While ascending Everest, Inglis came upon a distressed British climber David Sharp but continued pushing towards the summit. Sharp subsequently perished. Inglis has been criticised by many for this decision, including by Sir Edmund Hillary, who said he would have abandoned any attempt at the summit to help a fellow climber. Inglis has dismissed the criticism by saying that the decision was actually made by expedition leader Russell Brice, who was at the base camp. He also stated that "trouble is at 8500 metres it's extremely difficult to keep yourself alive, let alone anyone else alive." Some other climbers have agreed with this assessment claiming there is little that can be done for a seriously ill person that close to the summit. However, Phil Ainslie, a scientist and mountaineer at Otago University, has said that it might have been possible to revive Sharp with bottled oxygen and get him to safety. In an e-mailed statement to the Associated Press on June 10, the expedition leader Russell Brice contradicted comments by Inglis by saying that he only knew David Sharp was in distress when his team contacted him by radio during their descent..."

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Large format (trade) paperback 2002.

176 pages + photographs.

Good condition.

The cost of shipping is $5.50.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

Payment within seven days, please.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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