This FAQ should be required reading for anyone who is a fan of Everest and would like to know more. It addresses such issues as the differences between climbing on the North and South Side, costs of a climb, the role of a Sherpa in the expedition, training for Everest, and a whole lot more. Alan also discusses his two previous attempts on Everest and how he is approaching his 2008 climb and the reasons why he is going back. (Hint: He’s raising awareness and fund for The Cure Alzheimer’s Fund.
With the start of the Spring Season a bit more than a month away, it’s never to early to start studying up in preparation. So whether you’re an armchair mountaineer, an Everest fan, or a climber yourself, you’ll probably still learn something from the FAQ. It’s definitely worth a read, and you’ll likely have a healthier appreciation of what goes into a climb after finishing it.
Nice work Alan!
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