The Family that Conquered Everest by Alan Mallory at the Stockey Centre on 2 July
The Family the Conquered Everest - Learn the Secrets to Their Success
Thursday 2 July 7:30 at the Charles W. Stockey Centre
A presentation by Alan Mallory
Climbing Mount Everest is considered one of mankind’s greatest feats of human endurance. The grueling expedition to the top of the world’s highest peak is a journey filled with unparalleled physical and mental challenges.
On Thursday 2 July Alan Mallory will be at the Charles W. Stockey Centre to deliver an exciting and fast-paced presentation about taking on the challenge and becoming the first family of four to set foot on the summit of Mount Everest.
It was a two-month journey filled with emotion, loyalty, boldness and terror. The experiences the team encountered during the expedition were as incredible as they were terrifying. From staggering across ladders spanning bottomless crevasses and fighting the many altitude-related sicknesses, to climbing through a blizzard in the dead of night and two of them almost losing their lives forever, every segment of the climb was an exhilarating challenge.
Supported by many of the vivid photos and short video clips captured along journey to the top, this is a stunning visual and emotional journey of a lifetime, bringing the audience along with Alan's family's expedition to the summit of Mount Everest – the highest point on earth.
Alan is the author of The Family that Conquered Everest…and the Secrets to their Success. Richly illustrated with photos from the expedition and other outdoor exploits, the book is a fast-paced and engaging adventure story that also highlights the lifestyle and family values that prepared the Mallory family for success. Their unique journey has mesmerized and inspired families and individuals around the world and this book brings the adventure to life in a whole new way.
Alan’s mother was climbing along with the rest of the team at the onset but unfortunately had a fall above Base Camp and tore her Achilles tendon, resulting in her having to abandon her climb and return to civilization for medical attention and recovery.
The book is much more than an exciting adventure though. It is also a very inspirational story of family success and family togetherness. Throughout the book, Alan explores and explains the many family adventures and dynamics that prepared them to take on such a challenge together. The underlying messages are about personal development and finding the spark within each of us that drives us to do the things we do. By controlling our focus and concentrating on the things we are most passionate about, we are capable of accomplishing great things. It is our own reservations and limiting beliefs about ourselves that hold us back. If we can overcome these self-imposed limitations, there is nothing that we cannot overcome.
Alan Mallory’s family's story is emotional, exciting, and in many places terrifying as they fought their way through the many perils that the world's highest peak had in store for them.
This presentation is certain to enlighten and inspire all those in attendance leaving the audience in a state of 'awe' and total amazement.