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May 2017

19/05/2017

Jon Gupta’s recipe for Everest success

Earlier this week (Tuesday 16 May), Team Montane mountaineer Jon Gupta guided 26 year-old British climber Mollie Hughes to the summit of Mount Everest from the north side. Whilst many people every year summit the tallest mountain in the world, what was special about this particular expedition was that both athletes had previously summited Everest from the south side already, making Mollie the first British woman and Jon the youngest British man to successfully scale the peak from both north and side sides. Jon has been a core member of... Read More

16/05/2017
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TOP OF THE WORLD: YOUNG BRIT ENTERS EVEREST RECORD BOOKS

Mollie Hughes, a 26 year-old British climber has today (Tuesday 16 May) reached the summit of Mount Everest (8,848m) from the north side guided by Montane mountaineer Jon Gupta. Mollie and Jon at 6,835m Mollie’s ascent makes the Edinburgh-based and Devon-born climber the youngest Briton, the first British woman to successfully scale the peak from both the north and south sides of the world’s highest mountain, having already summited Everest from the south side in 2012. To continue the string of firsts, this ascent makes Bristol-based Jon the youngest British man... Read More