Mountaineers Books Rising: Becoming the First North American Woman on Everest

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In 1986, Sharon Wood and her Canadian team attempted to summit Everest via a variation on the dangerous West Ridge. In Rising: Becoming the First North American Woman on Everest, she tells her story.

  • Features

    • At the same time Wood made her attempt, there was an American team on the mountain with a plan to make Annie Whitehouse the first North American woman—and an easier route
    • An inspirational story of rising above limitations to realize your possibilities, Rising is at once fast-paced and highly readable, redolent with twists and turns
    • Wood's writing has appeared in Vancouver Magazine and in Everest: The Best Writing and Pictures from Seventy Years of Human Endeavour
    • A writer, business owner and sought-after professional speaker, Wood lives in Canmore, Alberta, where she continues to teach and guide in the Canadian Rockies

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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use

    Casual

    Dimensions

    9 x 6 inches

    Author(s)

    Sharon Wood

    Number of Pages

    272

    Format

    Hardcover

    ISBN-13

    9781680512625

    Publisher

    Mountaineers Books

    Copyright Year

    2019

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