Vertical Horizon: The Ascent of Everest

Martin doesn't want to be the engineer his parents dream of and prefers to lose himself in the mountains. He loves adventure so much that he will take the challenge of climbing the highest mountain in the world.
Summary

Vertical Horizon, The Ascent of Everest is a novel based on a real event: the conquest of Everest led by Rodrigo Jordán in 1992. The plot inspires readers and allows them to explore themes such as collaborative work, resilience and perseverance.

The story preserves most of the real details of the expedition, among the most important ones, the team of climbers that actually ascended in 1992: Rodrigo Jordán, Claudio Lucero, Cristián García-Huidobro, Christian Buracchio, Alfonso Díaz, Juan Sebastián Montes, Dagoberto Delgado, besides the three sherpas that accompanied them: Chuldim, Dorjee, Ngima.

The novel presents a captivating story, all the pros and cons of the journey, from the arrival in Nepal, the inner trips to the base of the Everest, the entrance by the Tibet and the final arrival, where the group of Chileans became the first South Americans to climb the 8,848-metre mountain.

This captivant novel will turn the reader into another protagonist of this epic journey.

Category
Children & Ya
Fiction
Text
Marcelo Simonetti & Rodrigo Jordán
Publisher
SM
Year
2015
Language
Spanish
ISBN
9789563634976
Pages
180pp
Cover
Softcover