Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest

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BookPartners, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 273 pages
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BEYOND THE LIMITS--A Woman's Triumph On Everest recounts the story of Stacy Allison's climb of Mount Everest to become the first American woman to reach the summit. Stacy's skill in mountaineering was attained through experience on the highest peaks of North America, Russia, and the Himalayan peaks of K2 and Ama Dablam. After suffering a first attempt failure on Mount Everest, Stacy assumed she would not have another opportunity to climb the mountain. The journey to reach her ultimate goal--beginning with the dream, traversing through the challenges, both in her personal life and as a member of an elite climbing team--has lessons that can motivate the reader to believe that anything is possible.

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Borrowed this book from Karen Mercola back when I was reading all the mountain climbing books like Seven Summits-1989 or so; LIked it very much Read full review

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Allison began climbing mountains as a teenager and by her early 30s had reached many of mountaineering's highest goals. She owns a residential building company.

Carlin has written articles for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times Magazine, Travel and Leisure, and other national publications.

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