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David Schaeffer

David Schaeffer is a trial attorney at the David Schaeffer Law Firm, LLC, and a mediator with Miles Mediation in Atlanta, Georgia. He received the 2015 Charles Watkins Award for his distinctive and sustained service to the Atlanta Bar Association. Schaeffer holds a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law. He is currently working on a second book covering five additional mountain climbs and treks.

Books by David Schaeffer

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Five Big Mountains: A Regular Guy’s Guide to Climbing Orizaba, Elbrus, Kilimanjaro, Aconcagua, and Vinson
By author: David Schaeffer
Product Code: P555
ISBN: 9780881466416
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What does it take for a regular guy to climb some of the highest mountains in the world? FIVE BIG MOUNTAINS takes you there, instantly placing the reader and the author on a steep glacier on Pico de Orizaba with equipment trouble and the tough decision any high altitude climber inevitably faces--should he turn back or keep going to the summit? The central theme of the book is that with proper preparation, careful planning, persistent training, and the best guides, even an amateur with little mountaineering experience can climb and reach the summits of some of the most famous mountains in the world, though there are risks involved that need to be minimized.