SOUTH PACIFIC PINNACLE: EXPLORATION OF BALLS PYRAMID

SOUTH PACIFIC PINNACLE: EXPLORATION OF BALLS PYRAMID <BOOKWEB->
Author: SMITH JIM & BELL KEITH (EDS) 
Price: $50.00
Stock Status: Available ( 4 Copies )
ISBN: 9780994387202
Binding: HARDBACK
Publisher: DENTON COOK PTY LTD
Pub Date: //
Category: AUST MISC GU
Subject: NEW NON-FICTION
   
Be part of the climbing expeditions to Balls Pyramid, Australias (and the World's) largest sea stack rising almost 600 metres (1,860 feet ) out of the ocean. Explore the challenges with these great climbers... feel the emotions of trying to ascend this impressive and unique sea stack ... share the surprises as sharks lurk between the landing boat and the Pyramid... be part of the cyclone drama as climbers cling to the pyramid and face huge storms, towering waves, and even waterfalls cascading from above.
Enjoy the camaraderie... feel the adventurous spirit of these pioneers.It is a story of adventure, overcoming the seemingly impossible. It is about the spirit of climbers facing big challenges and succeeding.At times it is a parallel to life... being challenged and overcoming fears... success, and at times failure.
The Pyramid story is also steeped in political and territorial drama.
In the end though it is about human nature triumphing over difficulties and adversity.View also the photos of an alien insect thought to be extinct, the myriad of birds wheeling about, the lizards and the huge centipedes, all denizens of this unique rock.
Be astounded that only 50 people have attained the slender summit of this amazing Pacific Pinnacle.




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