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Matthew Safe From His Climb to the Top of the World

(0) Comments | Posted 21 May 2012 | (13:38)

Matthew safely made it to the summit of Everest in the early hours of Saturday morning. He is now back at Base Camp, resting.

The Yell team spoke to Matthew this morning and although exhausted, he was overwhelmed with his achievement. He also expressed his sympathy at hearing the news...

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Base Camp - Just the Start

(0) Comments | Posted 27 April 2012 | (00:00)

Matthew has made it safely to Mount Everest Base Camp and in his own words describes some of his experiences in the last few weeks as he prepares for his climb to the summit:

15 April - Arrival at Base Camp
I've arrived at Base Camp...

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Preparing to Climb Mount Everest

(5) Comments | Posted 30 March 2012 | (00:00)

Climbing Everest is so much more than the 20 minutes spent on top of the world. An Everest expedition is an accumulation of many months, even years of preparation and hence climbing Everest is a journey which includes sourcing finance for an expedition, attaining the relevant climbing experience and developing...

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