Fourth attempt at Everest Summit is about underway

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Re: Fourth attempt at Everest Summit is about underway

Postby Fisching » Fri May 20, 2011 5:28 pm

Amazing Accomplishment. Congrats! I loved being able to watch the progress with the SPOT tracks.
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Re: Fourth attempt at Everest Summit is about underway

Postby rleclair » Fri May 20, 2011 5:39 pm

Way to go Alan!!!! And congrats to Alan's sherpa Kami as well! Safe climbing back to camp!
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Re: Fourth attempt at Everest Summit is about underway

Postby jbchalk » Fri May 20, 2011 5:59 pm

Awesome, Alan! I'm so happy for you! You are a true testament of perseverance and to never give up. Well done and safe climbing back to the South Col.

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Re: Fourth attempt at Everest Summit is about underway

Postby kushrocks » Fri May 20, 2011 6:15 pm

Awesome Alan!!! \:D/ Now more importantly get down safe.
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Re: Fourth attempt at Everest Summit is about underway

Postby unclegar » Fri May 20, 2011 6:30 pm

Just saw the news. Congrats! =D> Hoping for a safe descent as well.
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Re: Fourth attempt at Everest Summit is about underway

Postby MountainHiker » Fri May 20, 2011 6:57 pm

Congratulations Alan. =D>

Make it down safe.
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Re: Fourth attempt at Everest Summit is about underway

Postby rking007 » Fri May 20, 2011 7:47 pm

Congrats Alan! God speed and safe travels home!
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Re: Fourth attempt at Everest Summit is about underway

Postby dmccool » Fri May 20, 2011 7:50 pm

Congrats, Alan! Here's to a safe return. I've enjoyed watching your journey
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Re: Fourth attempt at Everest Summit is about underway

Postby Scott P » Fri May 20, 2011 8:03 pm

Congrats Alan!
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Re: Fourth attempt at Everest Summit is about underway

Postby IHikeLikeAGirl » Fri May 20, 2011 8:20 pm

bjohnson17 wrote:HE MADE IT! 5 A.M. With an emotional audio dispatch.... Climb On Alan.... Congratulations!


For those who wish to hear his summit message, pretty moving:
http://www.alanarnette.com/blog/2011/05/20/audio-dispatch-from-mt-everest-15/

Go Alan! Looks like you're making decent progress down, below "The Balcony" now and wandering around Camp 4, I believe. Keep your wits about you! =D>
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Re: Fourth attempt at Everest Summit is about underway

Postby dmccool » Fri May 20, 2011 8:29 pm

Love the audio from the summit, Alan. Very moving and I'm so happy you achieved your goal!!
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