DK EyeWitness Guides:  Everest

DK EyeWitness Guides: Everest

Published by DK Children

By Rebecca Stephens

RRP: £6.99

Book description

From the greatest record-breaking heights to hidden peaks beneath the sea Eyewitness Everest is an original and exciting new guide to the enthralling challenges of life and death on the world's greatest mountain ranges. Written by Rebecca Stephens MBE the first British woman to climb Everest this absorbing account contains everythng you ever wanted to know about mountains from how they were originally formed to mountain peoples flowers and animals and the dangers of mountain rescue.Containing fascinating sections on ancient mountain peoples such as the Inca Empire of South America and twentieth century heroes such as Hillary and Tenzing Everest also examines the technique of surviving the treacherous climate and the increasing popularity of mountain sports.