Seven Summits

Kit DesLauriers

The Quest: Ski The Seven Summits

Jimmy Chin

Kit DesLauriers

I had come as close to impermanence as I could while still being alive. As time goes by, I find it more and more astounding what we were able to do.

-kit on her descent from the summit of everest

The First Person Ever

Kit DesLauriers dreams big and follows through. Shortly after her second consecutive World Freeskiing Women’s Champion title, she became the first person in history to ski down each continent’s tallest peak, including Mt. Everest.

In a race against another talented mountaineer with the same goal, she accomplished this feat in October 2006 when she became the first woman to ski from the summit of Mt. Everest. She littered the journey with other major firsts, including becoming the first woman to make a complete ski descent of Vinson Massif, the highest mountain in Antarctica.

Kit shares her fast-paced, thrilling, insightful story of resilience, high consequences and inspirational firsts in her book, "Higher Love: Skiing the Seven Summits".

higher love: skiing the seven summits

Drop in with Kit DesLauriers as she travels to every continent to climb its highest peak and then descend — on skis. When she finished the task in October 2006 on Mt. Everest, she became the first person in the world to ski the Seven Summits.

"Higher Love: Skiing the Seven Summits" is a world-topping adventure sharing the Everest-sized dreams and obstacles that come along with skiing the world’s tallest mountains and living true to your nature. Kit details how to problem solve with persistence and resilience in the face of fear and failure.

Loaded with life-threatening consequences, personal insights and a thrilling crescendo, this is Kit’s personal, soul-searching account of the secret journey that would change her heart and her life forever.

Will you let it change yours?

Kit DesLauriers

Higher Love is an incredible journey through the physical and psychological landscapes of Kit’s amazing life. You’ll get to see the mountains through Kit’s eyes, feel the intensity of her focus and delve into the mind of the incredible woman that is Kit DesLauriers."

-jimmy chin, oscar-winning filmmaker

Watch the Adventure Play Out in the Film: Like a Wolf

Watch professional ski mountaineer Kit DesLauriers make history as she becomes the first person to ski from the summit of the tallest peak on each continent.

Based on her book, "Higher Love," with footage from the actual ski descents and interviews with Kit and her elite teammates, "Like a Wolf" documents these adventures while delving into Kit’s personal journey to live true to herself.