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To The Summit

To The Summit

Author: Nick Allen
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'A beautifully told and moving story about physical, mental and spiritual wellness, the restorative power of the natural environment, and the journey towards freedom through mountaineering.' - Laurence Fearnley, author of The Hut Builder. 'A frank, insightful and compelling account of climbing with multiple sclerosis. Nick's writing is eloquent; his drive is inspiring. This is a remarkable book.' - Jan Arnold, New Zealand Everest climber, mother and doctor. This is the inspirational story of climber Nick Allen, who went from outdoorsman to wheelchair-bound with multiple sclerosis to back to the life in the mountains he loves through sheer determination and grit. This book follows Nick's first faltering steps back into the back country and his decision to set up a trust so other MS sufferers can have outdoor experiences. And it follows his most astounding adventure yet: trekking to base camp at Everest, and - at considerable risk to his health - conquering the Himalayan peak, Imja Tse.

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AN INSPIRATIONAL STORY OF DETERMINATION AND GRIT'A beautifully told and moving story about physical, mental and spiritualwellness, the restorative power of the natural environment, and the journeytowards freedom through mountaineering.'- Laurence Fearnley, author of The Hut Builder.The inspirational story of 27-year-old climber Nick Allen, who went fromoutdoorsman to wheelchair-bound with multiple sclerosis to back to the life in themountains he loves through sheer determination and grit.This book follows Nick's first faltering steps back into the back country and hisdecision to set up a trust so other MS sufferers can have outdoor experiences.And it follows his most astounding adventure yet: trekking to base camp atEverest, and - at considerable risk to his health - conquering the Himalayanpeak, Imja Tse.

Author description

Nick Allen is a passionate tramper and climber. Diagnosed with multiplesclerosis at the age of 25, Nick thought his climbing dreams were over. Withthe help of rehabilitation specialists, Nick has been able to get back outdoors,climbing and tramping. Nick is also passionate about helping others and hasset up a scholarship fund, administered by Multiple Sclerosis NZ, to help otherswith MS overcome the obstacles that prevent them from getting outdoors. Helives in Palmerston North.

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General Fields

  • : 9780994130044
  • : Massey University Press
  • : Massey University Press
  • : New Zealand
  • : September 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nick Allen
  • : Paperback
  • : 1st Edition
  • : Near Fine