9781941729014

Higher Love Skiing the Seven Summits

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  • ISBN13:

    9781941729014

  • ISBN10:

    1941729010

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/10/2015
  • Publisher: Archer
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Summary

Kit DesLauriers made history by being the first person to ski from the summit of each continent's highest mountain—after climbing it. Centered on her quest to climb and ski the Seven Summits, Higher Love is a hero’s journey, rich with personal insights, life-threatening consequences, and a thrilling crescendo.

Spanning seven continents in just two years, this is Kit’s personal account of the secret journey that would change her heart and her life forever. From braving Antarctica’s bone-chilling temperatures to trudging through an African rain forest, from corn snow on the continental slopes of Australia to blue ice on Everest, Kit leads you up each mountain and gives you a heart-racing ride back down.

This candid, fast-paced story shows how inspiration, teamwork and honoring our true nature blazes the trail to every summit, on or off the mountain.

Author Biography

Kit DesLauriers is a sponsored team athlete for the outdoor-apparel company The North Face, as well as Dynastar, Smith Sport Optics, Dynafit, and others. But Kit’s not just a world-class athlete. She’s a wife, a mother, and a woman on a mission to serve the planet by raising awareness of climate change and working to preserve and protect the wild habitats that still exist. In her self-appointed role of “planetary park ranger,” DesLauriers devotes her time and expertise to preserving the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, serves on the board for Keep Yellowstone Nuclear Free and is an ambassador for 1% for the Planet and a member of Protect Our Winters Riders Alliance. Also a board member for the American Alpine Club, she lives in Jackson Hole, CO.

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