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High Adventure

Follow your dreams and still be a good dad

by Mike Allsop


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Mike Allsop is a dynamo, an airline pilot and mountaineer who ran seven peaks in seven days on seven continents. He's also a motivational speaker, author of bestseller High Altitude, a husband and the father of three children.

He's found a way of incorporating his adventures into family life by taking each of his three children on major one-on-one expeditions. This has led to some incredible challenges:

  • Trekking over 100 km in the Himalaya with each child at the age of seven - most recently Dylan

  • Twelve-year-old Maya attempting the world's highest stand-up paddle board on a freezing lake at 5,300 metres

  • Ethan, at 15 years old, struggling through altitude sickness to reach the summit of Kilimanjaro and set his own world record

  • Fundraising to buy a new house for a Sherpa widow after the devastating earthquake of 2015

    The challenges and excitement continue, with the family continually dreaming up new adventures.

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    Allen & Unwin
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    Mike Allsop (Author)

    Airline pilot, Everest mountaineer, adventurer and extreme marathon competitor Mike Allsop is an ordinary family man proving that anybody can accomplish extraordinary things.Mike Allsop grew up in a single parent home in Auckland. Life wasn't alwa...

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