Alan Arnette


Alan Arnette lives in Colorado and is the oldest American to summit K2 at age 58 in 2014. He summited Everest in 2011 as part of his 7 Summits project to raise awareness and research fund for Alzheimer’s. He chronicles his climb on

Everest’s Only Climber to Start Summit Push Tomorrow

Update: Nobukazu Kuriki decided to turn around on his attempt to summit Mount Everest. He has now returned to base camp. Learn more here. Japanese mountaineer Nobukazu Kuriki could become the only person to summit Mount Everest this year. The 33-year-old prefers to climb alone, without supplemental oxygen, and in the off-season of autumn—and he has lost nine…