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Nando Parrado

Full Name: Nando Parrado
Number of Works: 9
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ISBN: 0276441079, 9780276441073
Keywords: andes, miracle
Pages: 573
Published: 2006
ISBN: 0739332597, 9780739332597
Keywords: trek, home, mountain, days, andes, miracle
Pages: Unknown
Published: 2006

In the first hours there was nothing, no fear or sadness, just a black and perfect silence.Nando Parrado was unconscious for three days before he woke to discover that the plane carrying his rugby team, as well as their family members and supporters, to an exhibition game in Chile had crashed somewhere deep in the Andes. He soon learned that many were dead or dying—among them his own mother and sister. Those who remained were stranded on a lifeless glacier at nearly 12,000 feet above sea level, with no supplies and no means of summoning help. They struggled to endure freezing temperature
ISBN: 1415934991, 9781415934999
Keywords: trek, home, mountain, days, andes, miracle
Pages: Unknown
Published: 2006

In the first hours there was nothing, no fear or sadness, just a black and perfect silence.Nando Parrado was unconscious for three days before he woke to discover that the plane carrying his rugby team, as well as their family members and supporters, to an exhibition game in Chile had crashed somewhere deep in the Andes. He soon learned that many were dead or dying—among them his own mother and sister. Those who remained were stranded on a lifeless glacier at nearly 12,000 feet above sea level, with no supplies and no means of summoning help. They struggled to endure freezing temperature
ISBN: 0847834026, 9780847834020
Keywords: places, portraits, mountain
Pages: 352
Published: 2011

An inspiring collection of evocative images collected by lifelong mountaineer Sandy Hill, who has a singular knowledge, understanding, and experience of the world’s highest places. Powerful, beautiful, wild, sublime, and forbidding, the world’s summits are often considered the last real frontier. Mountain is a luxuriously illustrated celebration of mountains and of the sense of wonder and awe that the sight of this geography can evoke. In this stunning collection of photographs and art, the very personal relationship that people have with mountains is conveyed in exceptional images
ISBN: 1885640943, 9781885640949
Keywords: possible, mission
Pages: 216
Published: 2003

One of the great universal Truths is that in life there are always those who have just completed the journey you are about to begin. And yet few take the time to debrief these weary travelers and discover the twists and turns of the adventures, pitfalls, and perils they've just encountered. More often than not, people take the great dive into the unknown with high hopes and very little planning. Mission Possible! provides a unique opportunity for anyone and everyone to learn from proven sojourners, to discover hard-earned insights from men and women who have traveled a worthy path and liv