One Man's Climb

A Journey of Trauma, Tragedy and Triumph on K2

Adrian Hayes

A deeply moving story of the beauty and brutality of life, and death, on the world's most unpredictable and perilous mountain.Adrian Hayes details an intensely personal account of his attempts to climb K2 - the second highest and deadliest mountain in the world - in 2013 and again in 2014.
Date Published :
February 2019
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Contributor(s) :
Ranulph Fiennes
Language:
English
Illustration :
25 color illustrations
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Hardback
ISBN : 9781526745378
Pages : 248
Dimensions : 9.25 X 6 inches
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Paperback
ISBN : 9781526751652
Pages : 248
Dimensions : 9.5 X 6 inches
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Overview
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A deeply moving story of the beauty and brutality of life, and death, on the world’s most unpredictable and perilous mountain.

Record-breaking adventurer and internationally acclaimed personal, team and leadership coach, Adrian Hayes, details an intensely personal account of his attempts to climb K2 – the notorious second highest mountain in the world – in 2013 and again in 2014. In this gripping narrative, the author seamlessly shifts between his guilt and struggles as a father amid tumultuous personal circumstances, the profound events on K2, and the powerful lessons for our lives in the world below.

Absorbing and self-reflective, his journey is as much a lesson in human development, real teamwork and the world we live in as it is a story of climbing a mountain – and a compass for conquering the mountain within all of us.

About The Author
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Adrian Hayes is a record-breaking adventurer, author, keynote speaker, leadership & team coach, documentary presenter and sustainability campaigner.  An Arabic and Nepalese speaking former British Army Gurkha officer who also spent two years in the Special Forces, he has two Guinness World Records for Polar expeditions to his name, has featured in three documentaries, and is also the author of Footsteps of Thesiger, an account of his journey across the Arabian Desert.

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