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USEFUL LINKS FOR EDUCATION

Useful links to help students to learn about the Himalaya and gain an understanding of social and environmental aspects of life amongst the world’s highest peaks.

USEFUL LINKS FOR EDUCATION

Useful links to help students to learn about the Himalaya and gain an understanding of social and environmental aspects of life amongst the world’s highest peaks.

EXPLORING NEPAL AND THE HIMALAYAS

Activities

 

LIFE IN THE HIMALAYAS

Activities

 

GOING TO SCHOOL IN THE HIMALAYAS – SHORT VIDEOS

AUSTRALIAN MOUNTAINEERS

Greg Mortimer (AHF Founding Director) and Tim McCartney-Snape – the first Australians to reach the summit of Mt Everest. Also on that Australian expedition were Simon Balderstone, Lincoln Hall and Michael Dillon – founding directors of the Australian Himalayan Foundation

 

Andrew Lock (AHF Ambassador) – the only Australian, and first person in the British Commonwealth, to summit all of the world’s highest mountains above 8000m

 

Cheryl Bart (AHF Ambassador) – part of the first Australian mother-daughter team to summit Mt Everest, and first Australian woman to achieve the Explorer’s Grand Slam

 

Zac Zaharias (AHF ACT Representative) – one of Australia’s most experienced high altitude mountaineers having summited 6 of the 14 “8000ers”, including first Australian ascents of Broad Peak and Dhaulagiri I

 

Alyssa Azar (AHF Ambassador) – the youngest Australian to summit Mt Everest

 

Rex Pemberton – youngest Australian male to climb Mt Everest

 

Brigitte Muir – first Australian woman to summit Mt Everest and the first Australian to climb the Seven Summits

 

Sue Fear – first Australian-born woman to summit Mt Everest and the second Australian woman overall

 

Chris Jensen Burke – the first Australasian woman to climb the Seven Summits (Carstensz List), and the first Australasian woman to reach the summits of K2, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Annapurna and Gasherbrum 1

 

Steve Plain – achieved the world speed record for the Seven Summits

BOOKS

Sir Edmund Hillary: To Everest and Beyond – Whitney Stewart

 

Sir Edmund Hillary and the People of Everest – Cynthia Russ Ramsay

 

View from the Summit; High Adventure;  Beyond Everest – Sir Edmund Hillary

 

Tenzing: Hero of Everest – Ed Douglas

 

Everest the Hard Way – Sir Chris Bonington

 

Dead Lucky; Alive in the Death Zone – Lincoln Hall

 

White Limbo: The first Australian climb of Mt. Everest – Lincoln Hall

 

Himalayan Hospitals – Mike Gill

 

The Wind in My Hair – Brigitte Muir

 

Summit 8000 – Andrew Lock