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Revisiting HighSpeed Everest 2012: Episode 2 - Chad Kellogg

Author: Outdoor Research

February 17, 2014

Take a look back at Chad’s 2012 Everest Attempt.

Originally Posted May 7, 2012 - The game has changed: Near-constant rockfall on the Lhotse face presents an extreme hazard to climbers and causes the closure of the standard route from Camp II to Camp III. In order to continue his attempt, Chad volunteers to team up with guide Damien Benegas and set a safer route, one that provides shelter from the massive falling boulders and keeps the route to the summit open. (*Chad Kellogg is attempting to best the established best known time for a speed ascent of Mount Everest.)

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