The 2008 Everest season has been over for more than month at this point, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t still stuff to talk about. For instance, while I was away in Montana, Alan Arnette released the fourth part of his personal experiences on the mountain. In this final portion, Alan talks about his attempt at the summit, giving great first hand insights on the mountain, and what it takes to reach the summit. As always, Alan’s amazing writing helps to bring the story home. You can read his entire account in this PDF document.
Alan has also posted some great videos of his journey to Everest this year as well. You can find them on this page. There are videos of Alan’s travel to Nepal, the trek up the Khumbu Valley, the Icefall, as well as the Lhotse Face and the South Col.
And if you’re ready to put the Everest 2008 season behind you, then it’s never too early to start thinking about the 2009 season. Alan has opened discussion on the 2009 season in his climbing forums already, proving that it’s never too early to start thinking about your next Everest expedition.
Great work all around Alan.
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