The Last Season

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Mountain Dream Explanation � In a dream, a mountain that stands high is alive, but a crumbling mountain which has turned into a pile of rocks is dead. Visit families in remote parts of Nepal where tourists never visit. I can't wait to go back and climb in Nepal! While individual legs aren't all super complicated, the facts that you're operating on much less oxygen in your blood, way below freezing, with gear that weighs you down, in clothes that encumber you, and on little sleep after weeks of getting there, conspire to make an Everest summit super hard.

Pages: 352

Publisher: Harper; 8th edition (April 4, 2006)

ISBN: 0060583002

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