Peak study guide

What is a Sherpa?
A member of a Himalayan people living on the borders of Nepal and Tibet, renowned for their skill in mountaineering

What does a Porter do?
Similar to janitors and custodians, porters work to make sure that all types of buildings are neat and clean

Peak was on what team? What was the plan?
Peak was on the C team and the plan for them was to climb up another way to the summit and climb down the north side of the mountain so they would not get caught by Captain Shek.

Who were imployed by Josh?
Thaddeuos and Leah

Did Peak summit?
Peak did not summit because he wanted to let Sun-Jo get the benefits so he would not have to become a Sherpa and be able to go to school.

Who was the protagonists ?
Peak was the protagonist

What was the theme for Peak?

What is the setting?
Everest and New York

Who was the round, flat, dynamic, and static characters?
Peak was the round and dynamic character, and Josh was the flat and static character.

Who does not get sick
Yogi and Yash

What is a metaphor?
A metaphor is where a word or phrase is compared without using like or as.

Why does Peak rush back home?
So he could be there for his sisters and his birthday because he never missed one.

What continent is Nepal in
Asia

Who does Peak meet on the road?
Peak meets Zopa on the road just as the letter said he would.

Harness
A set of straps and fittings by which a horse or other draft animal is fastened to a cart or plow and is controlled by its driver

Intrepid
Fearless or adventurous.

Balaclava
A close fitting garment covering the whole head and neck except for parts of the face, typically made of wool.

Crevasse
A deep crack, especially one in a glacier

Ascend
Go up or climb

Expidition
A journey or voyage undertaken by a group of people with a paricular purpose

Torrent
A strong fast moving stream of water or other liquid

Prosperous
Successful in material terms; flourishing financially

Denounment
The final part of a narrative

Protrusion
Part of a rock that juts out of the mountain

Cringed
Bend ones head and body in fear or in a servile matter

Hone
To define or perfect something over a period of time

Piton
A peg or spike driven into a rock or crack to support a climber or a rope