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By Ed Buckingham

such a lot folks can watch an outdated episode of the vacation programme want You have been right here with no it having the life-changing influence that it had on postman Edward Buckingham. For Ed, a tender guy from humble origins in Cornwall, the draw of Kilimanjaro and the excessive mountains of the area could swap his lifestyles perpetually. it's going to additionally virtually finish his existence in the course of a fall from excessive on Cho Oyu, the 6th optimum mountain on the earth. attracted to excessive locations, Ed launched into a trip that may take him to the summit of the top mountain on each continent. His seven summits really concerned ten summits - he climbed the top summit in Western Europe, Mont Blanc, and the top in Continental Europe, Mount Elbrus, in addition to summiting Australia’s Mount Kosciusko and the way more distant Papua New Guinea summit of Carstenz Pyramid, the top element in Australasia. And, in fact, Cho Oyu. In 7 Summits, Ed tells of problem and near-death reports on Cho Oyu, the sheer scale and pain in being the 1st Cornishman to ascend Everest, in addition to his ultimate summit, Mount Vinson in Antarctica. Ed develops as a guy all through his quest. continuously humble, operating demanding for the Royal Mail supplying submit to fund his journeys, on his early journey to Aconcagua and on his first try on Mont Blanc he's a great deal a beginner mountaineer, yet his ardour for the outside and willingness to aid his fellow climbers is often there. in the course of his fifteen-year quest Ed’s event grows, really within the sub-Arctic of Alaska, the place his ascent of Denali proven his stamina and kit to the restrict. on the end result of his quest, he emerges as a able climber, healthy and powerful and by way of sheer decision has turn into a world-class athlete, operating complete and extremely marathons, hiking mountains and supplying post.

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By Ed Buckingham

such a lot folks can watch an outdated episode of the vacation programme want You have been right here with no it having the life-changing influence that it had on postman Edward Buckingham. For Ed, a tender guy from humble origins in Cornwall, the draw of Kilimanjaro and the excessive mountains of the area could swap his lifestyles perpetually. it's going to additionally virtually finish his existence in the course of a fall from excessive on Cho Oyu, the 6th optimum mountain on the earth. attracted to excessive locations, Ed launched into a trip that may take him to the summit of the top mountain on each continent. His seven summits really concerned ten summits - he climbed the top summit in Western Europe, Mont Blanc, and the top in Continental Europe, Mount Elbrus, in addition to summiting Australia’s Mount Kosciusko and the way more distant Papua New Guinea summit of Carstenz Pyramid, the top element in Australasia. And, in fact, Cho Oyu. In 7 Summits, Ed tells of problem and near-death reports on Cho Oyu, the sheer scale and pain in being the 1st Cornishman to ascend Everest, in addition to his ultimate summit, Mount Vinson in Antarctica. Ed develops as a guy all through his quest. continuously humble, operating demanding for the Royal Mail supplying submit to fund his journeys, on his early journey to Aconcagua and on his first try on Mont Blanc he's a great deal a beginner mountaineer, yet his ardour for the outside and willingness to aid his fellow climbers is often there. in the course of his fifteen-year quest Ed’s event grows, really within the sub-Arctic of Alaska, the place his ascent of Denali proven his stamina and kit to the restrict. on the end result of his quest, he emerges as a able climber, healthy and powerful and by way of sheer decision has turn into a world-class athlete, operating complete and extremely marathons, hiking mountains and supplying post.

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