Peter's Open Road

  • INTERVIEWED BY:

    Yankee Kiwis

  • INTERVIEW LOCATION:

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • AIRED ON:

    Public Television: Season 6

  • ON DVD:

    Roadtrip Nation: Season 6

PETER HILLARY

Mountaineer/Public Speaker/Writer

“If you don't take that risk, really, the risk is even greater. You never know what could have been.”

INTERESTS:

Action Sports

THEMES DISCUSSED:

Fear Passion Family Pressure Experience Risk Culture Exploration Failure Opportunity Confidence

TAGS:

calculated risk, caring, conversations, death, disasters, evolution, expeditions, hypocrisy, loss, money, mountain climbing, mt. everest, odd jobs, people, positivity, preparations, relationships, sensible, society, technology

BIOGRAPHY:

Peter Hillary was brought up with mountaineering. His father, Sir Edmund Hillary, was a famed climber, and Peter grew up with a similar passion. He has summited the highest peaks on each of the seven continents and participated in numerous other Alpine climbs. His love for climbing and the Himalayas inspired him to become a board member of the Himalayan Trust.

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