An SBS Gurkha soldier's account of how his tough Nepali upbringing and the lessons learned in his army life enabled his record-breaking conquest of all 14 of the world's 8,000m peaks in under 7 months.
What happens when ambition meets limitless imagination?
Enter Project Possible: a seemingly unreachable goal to climb all fourteen "death zone" mountains in record time. The previous record was seven years, ten months and six days.
I did it in six months.
This is the inside story of my incredible adventure. As a kid in Nepal, barefoot in the mountains, I developed the resilience I needed to later join the Gurkhas, one of the most fearless forces in the British Army. Then in the Special Boat Service I served in some of the world's most dangerous warzones.
But my next challenge was even more of a test.
In Beyond Possible I'll reveal how I conquered the world's most dangerous peaks, breaking several world records in the process. With my elite training, I was able to adapt quickly to the lethal conditions, rarely phased by the lung-burning temperatures or brutal winds. Fear became irrelevant because I had belief.
In the death zone, I came alive. But even after facing countless challenges, right at the peak of my achievements, my world fell apart when my mother was hospitalized.
But I survived and ultimately conquered the most deadly and hostile mountains on the planet. Beyond Possible is my story.
(P)2020 Hodder & Stoughton Limited
Very very good
Fantastic insight to the mind and mentality of a very driven individual. Amazing, eye-opening insight into what was a truly inspirational project. Worth every penny
The best audiobook I have ever listened to.