Objective: Chapters 1 through 5 Chapter 1 opened with Greg's failed attempt to climb the K2 mountain. Details describe Greg's intentions when he set out for the climb, as well as what his failure to honor his sister's memory. This lesson examines Greg Mortenson's failed attempt to climb K2 in Pakistan and to honor his late sister Christa.
1) Class Discussion: What and where is the K2? Why was Greg attempting this climb? When did Greg attempt this climb? How did Greg and his climbing partner miss the opportunity to reach the K2 summit? Why was Greg so exhausted as he descended the mountain? How did Greg become lost as he descended the mountain?
2) Small Groups: What do we learn about Greg in Chapter 1, based on what happened with his failed climb attempt, his participation in a three day rescue and his goal to honor his sister by leaving her necklace...
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