The Summit

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It's one of the greatest challenges on Earth; an ascent to the top of the world on the slopes of Mount Everest. Eric Alexander experienced grace and a faith-empowering journey he will never forget as part of a record-setting team in May 2001, scaling the heights of Everest with his friend, blind climber Erik Weinhenmayer. Eric has learned much about faith, trust, prayer, depending on God, as well as perseverance during these climbs. A member of a rare and adventurous group of achievers, he has been instrumental in helping others, often with physical or mental disabilities, to achieve their own dreams as well.

On January 4, 2011 Eric Alexander appeared on the internationally broadcast television program, The 700 Club. The 700 Club provided Eric the opportunity to greatly extend his message of teamwork, courage, trust, perseverance and leadership to an audience in need of encouragement and hope, click here to view

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It’s one of the greatest challenges one can face on Earth; an ascent to the top of the world on the slopes of Mount Everest. Eric Alexander experienced grace and a faith-empowering journey he will never forget as part of a record-setting team in May 2001, scaling the heights of Everest with his friend, blind climber Erik Weinhenmayer.

  • Experience some of the most dangerous locations in the world, including abject terror on Amadablam, a blind ski descent of Russia’s Mount Elbrus, and up Kilimanjaro in Africa with four blind teens
  • Gain wisdom in the application of trust, courage, innovation, teamwork, leadership, and integrity to overcome your own Everests
  • Discover practical faith lessons learned on the highest peaks of six continents

Here is the powerful story of Eric Alexander and his unique life journey of guiding people with disabilities to the most perilous places of the world, including Mount Everest’s first blind ascent. In The Summit: Faith Beyond Everest’s Death Zone you will follow in their historic footsteps, and learn about faith, trust, prayer, depending on God, as well as the perseverance needed during these climbs and in your own life. Be inspired and motivated by Eric’s insight, not simply to survive but to thrive every day in God’s grace.


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“I have read several accounts of Everest climbs, but none gave me the "behind the scenes" view this book provides... Whether you get exercise climbing mountains or strolling shopping malls, you'll find your heart racing as you read The Summit: Faith Beyond Everest's Death Zone. If not, you should call 911 immediately and get checked for a pulse.”

Philip Yancey

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Manufacturer New Leaf Press
Weight (in lbs) 0.88
Title Summit, The
Subtitle Faith Beyond Everest's Death Zone
ISBN 13 9780892217014
Contributors Eric Alexander
Binding Paperback
Page Count 224
Publisher New Leaf Publishing Group, Inc.
Dimensions (in inches) 6 x 9 x 3/4
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