MOUNTAINEERING: Essay

English_Master March 25, 2016 No Comments
MOUNTAINEERING Mountains have always thrown a challenge to the spirit of man and he always accepted it. The loftier a mountain, the greater is his desire to conquer it, to climb the highest peak and to enjoy the thrill of victory. Nearly all the mountains of the world have now been conquered by the persistence and perseverance of man. Even Mount Everest cannot now claim to be invulnerable, having already been scaled several times, the first time by Hillary, and an English man. Several expeditions were organized to negotiate this highest mountain-peak in the world and at least four of them have been successful-British, Swiss, American and Indian. The Chinese too claim to have conquered Mount Everest from the other side but their claim has not been accepted by many. Life offers challenge to man and some people are fascinated by it. Danger to them is the very essence of life and they feed on the delight which they experience in overcoming it. Mountaineering appeals to them as it makes the heaviest demands upon their courage, perseverance and powers of endurance. It is a dangerous adventure. As one climbs higher and higher, the air becomes more and more rarified and breathing becomes more and more difficult. To obviate this...
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MOUNTAINEERING: Essay Topics

English_Master December 8, 2015 No Comments
MOUNTAINEERING Mountains have always thrown a challenge to the spirit of man and he always accepted it. The loftier a mountain, the greater is his desire to conquer it, to climb the highest peak and to enjoy the thrill of victory. Nearly all the mountains of the world have now been conquered by the persistence and perseverance of man. Even Mount Everest cannot now claim to be invulnerable, having already been scaled several times, the first time by Hillary, and an English man. Several expeditions were organized to negotiate this highest mountain-peak in the world and at least four of them have been successful—British, Swiss, American and Indian. The Chinese too have claimed to have conquered Mount Everest from the other side but their claim has not been accepted by many. Life offers challenge to man and some people are fascinated by it. Danger to them is the very essence of life and they feed on the delight which they experience in overcoming it. Mountaineering appeals to them as it makes the heaviest demands upon their courage, perseverance and powers of endurance. It is a dangerous adventure. As one climbs higher and higher, the air becomes more and more rarified and breathing becomes more and more difficult. To obviate...
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