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Everest Speed Attempt: May 22

Author: Outdoor Research

May 19, 2013

Outdoor Research climber Chad Kellogg is gunning for a speed attempt on Mount Everest on May 22, 2013. We’ll be posting updates on our blog as Chad prepares to go from 17,600 feet to the 29,035-foot summit in less than 22 hours.

What’s the plan for summit day? Chad’s not sitting on his pack at rest stops and munching on sandwiches for 45 minutes — he’s got a by-the-minute plan for a successful record summit day, including quick transition times. Here’s the schedule:





































For live updates from 2:15 am PST May 22nd to 9:15 am PST May 23rd, check

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to keep up with Chad Kellogg’s race to the top of the world.






































































































































































































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