Toughing it Out

Toughing it Out : The Adventures of a Polar Explorer and Mountaineer

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The remarkable story of the man who has walked to the south pole and has climbed the highest mountain in every continent in the world. David Hempleman Adams ranks alongside Ranulph Fiennes and Chris Bonnington in the pantheon of British explorers and adventurers. Taking us close to his triumphs and to his near disasters - he describes his concerns about how his wife and children are coping without him at Christmas; his terror on Mount Everest, when a step in the wrong direction could result in death; and his feelings of euphoria when, 59 days after starting out across the Atlantic wastes, he sees the South Pole station glinting in the distance.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 111.5 x 177.5 x 25.7mm | 278.68g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion mass market paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 16pp colour photographs
  • 075281740X
  • 9780752817408

About David Hempleman-Adams

David Hempleman-Adams was born in 1956 in Swindon. A business man by profession, he has become Britain's most successful polar explorer and mountaineer. He is married with three daughters and lives in Wiltshire. Co-author Robert Uhlig has been a top reporter on the Daily Telegraph since 1995. In 1996 - 1996, he covered the story of the ThrustSSC's team assault on the sound barrier for the Daily Telegraph. He lives in London with his girlfriend.show more

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