I think it’s a really interesting movie based on a true story about a Young man between 25 an 35 years old who is an adventure and extreme guy, loves travel around and has a lot offriends, after a breaking up with his girlfriend, he decide to go on a trip
After reading this book I know I will be carrying it on all my trekking and solitary traveling trips. It will be among mytop five favorite books of all time , the other four being : Into the wild , Into thin air, Motorcycle diaries and It’s not about the bike.
There is joy in doing things what you want to do. For somethis joy emanates from getting out of the comfort zone .One of the lines that he quotes in his book truly explains the euphoria of living life dangerously, “To a person sitting in an office or aliving room,a picture of a winter mountain sunset is just a picture.To me, it was the experience of taking the picture.” Aron mentions Chris from, “Into the wild” and like him, he also parts off with aprestigious job at INTEL to follow his dreams. Every chapter starts with a quote from a book including one of the quotes from It’s not about the bike. He also mentions Desert Solitaire and it will be mynext pick.
Aron has beautifully written this book. Every alternate chapter is about his previous hiking experiences. Though this is an epic survival story my favorite parts of the books were whenhe talks about his skiing and winter mountaineering. The bear story brings a smile and the avalanche experience makes me shiver. This was not the first time when he got into trouble but this was theplace where he least expected it to be. The success of every expedition involves luck and sometimes when we forget about it , it reminds us of its existence in secret ways of its own. He was destinedto get struck between a rock and a hard place and still survive this over 127 hours of struggle.
A book which tells us how to keep faith in the worst case scenarios. Aron kept his cool and tried...