Item description for Making the Climb: What a Novice Climber Learned About Life on Mount Kilimanjaro by John C. Bowling...
Overview Author Bowling pens a first-person account of his attempt to climb to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro, and the life-changing lessons learned along the way during the nine days it took to reach the peak of Africas tallest mountain and highest free-standing volcano. (Motivation)
Publishers Description Our lives are filled with mountains to conquer. No matter our age or experience, we all have issues, obstacles, opportunities, and challenges that dominate our landscapes and force us to climb whether we're ready or not.Making the Climb is a riveting first-person account of one man's attempt to climb to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro and the life-changing lessons learned along the way. John Bowling describes the challenges and difficulties he encountered during the nine days it took to reach the peak of Africa's tallest mountain and the highest free-standing volcano in the world. With wisdom and fortitude, he shares how this exhilarating adventure has equipped him to face and overcome other personal challenges and mountains in his life. He illustrates how this physical challenge impacted and transformed his spiritual life and shares observations, principles, and insights to help others overcome and conquer the challenges of lifeno matter how difficult they might seem. Making the Climb: What a Novice Climber Learned About Life on Mount Kilimanjaro invites you to follow John Bowling up one of the world's most magnificent peaks. With intrigue and reflection, he'll lead you on a challenging journey toward the life-changing reward that awaits you at the top. He offers one caution'Don't look down '
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Studio: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5.25" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2007
Publisher Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City
ISBN 0834123266 ISBN13 9780834123267
Availability 0 units.
More About John C. Bowling
Dr. John C. Bowling has served as president of Olivet Nazarene University and president of the General Board of the Church of the Nazarene. He is a strong and effective leader who also has a background in pastoral ministry and college teaching. He's a popular speaker and writer with the unique ability to blend biblical insight with the practical demands of daily life. His other books include, A Way with Words, Grace-Full Leadership, and Packin' Up and Headin' OutMaking the Most of Your College Adventure.
John C. Bowling currently resides in Bourbonnais, in the state of Illinois. John C. Bowling was born in 1949.
Reviews - What do customers think about Making the Climb: What a Novice Climber Learned About Life on Mount Kilimanjaro?
Quick read Jan 17, 2008
The book provides basic insight and information needed to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. Based on a first hand climbing experience the reader is taken through a day by day experience of the 7 day Lemosho Route (Barafu route for Kibo ascend). The author is a novice climber and describes the challenges most climbers will face in detail. It is an easy and quick read especially if you skip the prayers throughout the chapters. I enjoyed the read but I would not recommend using this book in preparation for your trek however, this book provides enough information for anyone trying to decide whether to do the climb or not.