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Melissa Arnot Reports on Her Everest Routine
Posted on April 19, 2013

As she attempts a fifth successful summit, Melissa Arnot reflects on the daily routine that gives her comfort with a shift in perspective at her basecamp home away from home.

Melissa Arnot Reports on “The Space Between”
Posted on January 30, 2013

Eddie Bauer First Ascent guide Melissa Arnot draws on the knowledge she has gained on the world’s tallest peaks to guide 26 people—including Justin Chatwin, Beau Garrett, Mark Foster, Chase Jarvis and Kenna— on a journey up Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa for the Summit on the Summit.

Melissa Arnot Shares Training Secrets for Himalayan Peaks
Posted on March 15, 2012

First Ascent guide and newly announced South Col member Melissa Arnot is famous in climbing circles for the intensity of her training regimen. Read her advice on how to structure your own spring training today on the FA blog.

Melissa Arnot Recovers and Reflects on Makalu and Everest Attempts
Posted on June 4, 2011

After two months at altitude attempting summits of Everest and Makalu back-to-back, First Ascent guide Melissa Arnot reflects on her and David Morton’s expedition in the Himalaya.

David Morton and Melissa Arnot Turn Back From Everest Summit Attempt at Camp 4
Posted on May 31, 2011

First Ascent guides David Morton and Melissa Arnot discuss why they turned back from a summit attempt on Mount Everest at Camp 4.

Audio: Melissa Arnot Calls From Camp 2 on Everest
Posted on May 28, 2011

Hi there, it’s David and Melissa calling to check in from Camp 2 on our way up for the summit bid on Everest. We’re resting, and we’ve had nice weather at Camp 2 today.

Melissa Arnot and David Morton Set Their Pace for Everest Summit Attempt
Posted on May 26, 2011

Story by Melissa Arnot When this trip started in April, I knew I would have to work exceptionally hard to stay mentally motivated for the goals ahead. As Dave and I flew out of Makalu Base Camp (one of the most amazingly beautiful experiences of my life) I mentally buckled down