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Ascent into Hell There is but one aim the summit, the summit of Mount Everest What starts with a trouble free trek into the Nepalese highlands explodes into a gripping tale of hardship, peril, and adversity Pushed beyond their physical and mental limits, climbers drop by the wayside Their primal instincts for survival battle with their dogged resolve to drag themselves to the top of the world But the focus remains battle to the summit, and if successful, somehow get back down again White plunges the reader into a land of subzero temperatures, asphyxiating air, and ever increasing danger Base Camp life and the world above it come to life in this riveting, true novel The inner workings of an Everest expedition team and what it takes to climb the highest mountain in the world are laid bare Some return from the death zone injured Some do not return at all Success and failure vie for supremacy throughout This personal, day by day chronicle takes the reader along every step of an Everest climb A must for climbing enthusiasts, lovers of adventure, and adrenaline junkies the closing chapters will leave you breathlessAlternate cover editionIN BHD


About the Author: Fergus White

Fergus White, from Dublin Ireland, had wondered for some time how far he might be able to push himself He pondered if the grand adventures he d seen on TV and read about in newspapers and books were for some reason off limits to him Were feats of daring do only open to certified explorers, round the world yachtsmen, and ex special forces There was only one way to find out, and clocking in and out of banks as an IT consultant was not going to answer that question.He travelled to the Himalayas to train as a mountaineer He returned the following year to attempt Everest His book, Ascent in Hell, published in 2017, details that adventure.



10 thoughts on “Ascent into Hell

  1. says:

    Detailed story of an average guy s ascent to EverestThis was a enjoyable first person account of an Average Fergus and his trip to Everest Unlike other books on Everest, this one provided great detail of the trip and breathed new life into places like the Khumbu Ice Fall I left with a new understanding and appreciation for the terrain and a better understanding of just how hard it is to summit Everest.


  2. says:

    This is one of the worst books I ve had the chance to read The writing is incredibly poor The dialogue is cringeworthy in every way The author conveys an arrogance that is somehow mixed with a dose of imposter syndrome I don t have any sympathy for his hardships, because, from this book, he is just another privileged, wealthy, white, straight, racist, sexist, arrogant, person who thinks he has a right to climb that mountain You can save yourself t


  3. says:

    ExtraordinaryRead this in two sittings Excellent detail prose that is almost poetic at times Utterly authentic no pizazz just a bucketload of courage, friendship achievement Loved this book Bravo ExtraordinaryRead this in two sittings Excellent detail prose that is almost poetic at times Utterly authentic no pizazz just a bucketload of courage, friendship achievement Loved this book Bravo


  4. says:

    Difficult to rate this book It s quite well written and offers a fascinating, detailed account of what it s like to attempt the summit of Mt Everest The chapters leading up to the summit push are very absorbing.I liked that it was informative, straightforward and stayed clear of lofty self help musings It was like reading a series of interesting blog posts documenting the entire trip from beginning to end except for the strange stylistic choice to depict intera


  5. says:

    A detailed account of climbing Mount Everest, this covers the emotional and physical highs and lows of such an undertaking At a time whenandpeople are attempting this, indeed this year the queue to summit made the international news, it behoves us all to remember that people still lose their lives and their bodies can remain on the mountain for years Balancing a healthy respect for nature and wanting to conquer it is a tricky thing, but this author seems to have got i


  6. says:

    It was good but not that exciting compared to other books I ve readI d day it was worth reading of your into mountaineering stores especially one s about my Everest It s an easy read well written It was good but not that exciting compared to other books I ve readI d day it was worth reading of your into mountaineering stores especially one s about my Everest It s an easy read well written


  7. says:

    WOW This is one of the best books I ve ever read I m exhausted feeling like I ve taken every step with Fergus Usually technical details cause me to skim but Mr White made them come alive and they enhanced the drama I was spellbound and riveted to every word, especially once they got to Camp 2 and things started getting real One doesn t realize what it takes to even get to Base Camp all the walking I d never considered how absolutely remote Everest is Personally, I really can t figu


  8. says:

    This was the best book I have ever read about climbing Everest I ve read quite a few books about it, but most of the books I ve read don t talk about the physical demands of the climb Fergus does just that and not only the physical demands, but also the psychological He does it so well that you feel his pain and his thirst I had no idea, before reading this, of the struggle for even the most fit I knew it would be hard, but most books only talk about the cold, and nothing else Not only th


  9. says:

    For Everest JunkiesThe ascent of Everest has become routine.The dangers are real and people die This book gives you the tourist perspective


  10. says:

    You know those books and long form articles by or about accomplished high altitude climbers think Ed Viesters or Russel Brice or Jon Krakauer and how they almost always decry the outfits who guide inexperienced climbers up to the summit of Everest, taking unnecessary risks and putting lives in danger Don t you generally wonder what kind of narcissist signs up for that kind of expedition Well, meet Fergus White A woefully inexperienced climber whose only other high altitude effort had been You know thos


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