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Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on…

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest (1993)

by Stacy Allison

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I liked that she starts with how she got into climbing -- the whole book isn't just Everest.
  Sarahsponda | Jun 19, 2019 |
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 ( )
  lindawwilson | Feb 19, 2008 |
An excellent read. Describes the first American woman to climb Everest. Her trial of meeting a difficult goal and the toll it took on her relationships. ( )
  izzyisabelle | Oct 5, 2007 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 158151056X, Paperback)

Stacy Allison stood on the summit of Mount Everest in 1998the first American woman ever to reach the highest point on Earth. Beyond the Limits is the fascinating and inspiring account of how she built strength and skill to join the remarkable community of elite mountain climbers.

In the face of interpersonal conflicts, grueling training, extreme physical demands, and the constant threat of deathand with the personal challenge of leaving an abusive marriageshe achieved her goal. She has not just survived; she has prevailed in her world. Now she shares with the reader how she found the courage and supported her commitment to do this.

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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.… (more)

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