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Alan Arnette on Everest

Postby Alan Arnette » Sat Mar 26, 2011 6:34 pm

Sorry for the self serving title but I am off to climb Everest as part of my 7 Summits for Alzheimer's: Memories are everything project. I have already summited Vinson in December and Aconcagua in January. I am climbing using the logistics of International Mountain Guides (IMG) with a Sherpa guide. I am posting frequent updates on my blog at http://www.alanarnette.com/blog. Denali is next in July.

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Re: Alan Arnette on Everest

Postby JB99 » Sat Mar 26, 2011 6:41 pm

Good luck Alan, looking forward to hearing about the trip.

Re: Alan Arnette on Everest

Postby gonzalj » Sat Mar 26, 2011 7:02 pm

All the best Alan and may your travels be fun and safe.

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Re: Alan Arnette on Everest

Postby JohnWilliams » Sat Mar 26, 2011 7:13 pm

What a wonderful cause!!! Enjoy your time there!

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Re: Alan Arnette on Everest

Postby dmccool » Sat Mar 26, 2011 7:17 pm

Wow! Good luck, man. Safe returns!
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Re: Alan Arnette on Everest

Postby TomPierce » Sat Mar 26, 2011 8:47 pm

Best of luck, buddy! Be safe, come home ideally with a summit but most important come home safe. Climb on!
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Re: Alan Arnette on Everest

Postby Alan Arnette » Sat Mar 26, 2011 8:53 pm

Thanks Tom. In LAX minutes from my flight to BKK then KTM. Your counsel is always some of the best. Will do. Climb On!

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Re: Alan Arnette on Everest

Postby gsliva » Sun Mar 27, 2011 5:36 am

Don't ever give up, don't ever quit. Thanks for the heads up. I will be following closely now. Be safe and come back with all your stuff.
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Re: Alan Arnette on Everest

Postby MN teleMARKer » Sun Mar 27, 2011 10:47 am

Good luck Alan! I look forward to following your progress.
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Re: Alan Arnette on Everest

Postby MountainHiker » Sun Mar 27, 2011 11:11 am

Alan, best wishes for success. Stay safe.
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Re: Alan Arnette on Everest

Postby coloradokevin » Sun Mar 27, 2011 11:59 am

Best of luck... you're about the begin the adventure that nearly every climber I know has dreamed of at one point or another. Stay safe up there, and snap a few pictures for those of us who are still hanging out at half of your elevation :)

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Re: Alan Arnette on Everest

Postby kaiman » Mon Mar 28, 2011 2:49 pm

Sounds like a great cause! Good luck out there and be safe...
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"I haven't climbed Everest, skied to the poles, or sailed single-handed around the world. The goals I set out to accomplish aren't easily measured or quantified by world records or "firsts." The reasons I climb, and the climbs I do, are about more than distance or altitude, they are about breaking barriers within myself."

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