No Shortcuts To The Top by Ed Viesturs with David Roberts
If you are looking for a book that will inspire you to pursue your dreams, challenge your limits, and appreciate the beauty of nature, you might want to check out No Shortcuts To The Top by Ed Viesturs with David Roberts. This book is a gripping and triumphant memoir of a living legend of extreme mountaineering who made history by climbing all 14 of the world's 8,000-meter peaks without supplemental oxygen.
Ed Viesturs is not only a remarkable climber but also a captivating storyteller who takes us on his 18-year journey of conquering the highest mountains on Earth. He shares his passion, his struggles, his triumphs, and his tragedies with honesty and humility. He also pays tribute to the pioneers and heroes of mountaineering who inspired him and paved the way for his achievements.
No Shortcuts To The Top is more than just a collection of thrilling adventures. It is also a reflection on what it means to live a life of purpose, courage, and integrity. Viesturs reveals how he balanced his obsession with climbing with his responsibilities as a husband, father, veterinarian, and businessman. He also explains how he developed his philosophy of "climbing with style", which means respecting the mountains, following ethical principles, and never compromising on safety.
This book will appeal to anyone who loves outdoor sports, adventure travel, or personal growth. It will also inspire you to follow your own dreams, whatever they may be. As Viesturs writes in his introduction: "I hope that my story will show that if you dream big enough—and work hard enough—you can achieve almost anything."
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