Within Reach: My Everest Story
The major theme of the text was “Don’t ever give up on your drea ...more
On March 5, 1994 Mark made his first trip to Nepal. He was the youngest was the youngest ever to summit the mountain he climbed there. It really got him ready for his next step. On March 30, 1995 Mark left for Everest. He wanted to be the youngest ever, but he failed d ...more
This book has a great way of showing its total morale of the story whether it ...more
The main selling point of this book is about Everest '96, but all the reader gets is info about how the author stayed in his tent and it was windy. Ok, I get that you spent the night in your tent, but how about a little more detail about that, about you and your emotional state? And how about doing some res ...more
The book "My Everest Story," written by Mark Pfetzer, is a non-fiction book about a boy who wants to fulfill his dreams of climbing up Mount Everest. It is written in first person's view, climbing and fulfilling his dream throughout the book. In my opinion, it probaby could've been a little more descriptive. It had some description, but not as mush as a good reader would've like.
This story begins in August of 1992. Mark was a twelve year old boy at the time. it took place at the Alton wilderness ...more
My Everest Story was told in first person point of view, Mark the main character wrote this book. Throughout the story Mark will tell you all of his journeys to get to Mt. Everest. One of main ideas in My Everest Story was let nothing stand in your way. He was very tall when he was young and he didn’t really like any other sport. Mark was young when he started to climb, 12 years old. Mark ended up really liking climbing and got really good. Marks dad is fighting cancer and in bad condition. Ma
This book is an autobiography about a sixteen year old boy named Mark Pfetzer. He had a dream to climb Everest when he was younger than most people who actually climbed it. On the way he trains by climbing many other mountains including the seven su ...more
The book details how you can get into mountain climbing and that part is good enough, but once Mark Pfetzer actually gets up in the mountains, most of what he has to say is how he is out experiencing life while his classmates are sitting in school and not experiencing life.
I'm not entirely certain that mountain climbing always en ...more
I read this book because it was recommended to me and also due to my interest in mountaineering adventure. Mark Pfetzer has certainly a full and interesting life than many of us would be envious of. He's definitely done some very interesting things and should be extremely proud of his achievements.
It is nice to see someone so young who has the nous and determination to find a goal and go and get it - this should be an inspiration to young people ...more
What I liked about the book was how passionate Mark Pfetzer was in his writing. You could tell he cared a lot about mountain climbing and his emotions in his writing translated into me enjoying the book. Another thing I liked about the book was the main character Mark. Most of the autobiag ...more
Mark is the reason I loved this book. Not only does he make me see the thin ...more
Throughout the bo ...more
The reasons why I loved this book is because even though not a lot of people climb mountains and can relate to his specific dreams, he made it so that he could make you ...more
The major theme of the book is don’t ...more
Mark teaches himself perseverance, determination, will, and the power to push yourself beyond any of your limits. In this book he even said that not all climbers, even on Everest, are p ...more