The Climb: One Woman Faces Everest

1 season, 3 episodes

Melissa Arnot has summited Everest five times and is one of the most decorated climbers in the world. This year, she aims to break a new record by climbing Everest without supplemental oxygen—the first American woman to do so. Join her on this unforgettable journey.

2015

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Melissa Arnot has summited Everest five times and is one of the most decorated climbers in the world. This year, she aims to break a new record by climbing Everest without supplemental oxygen—the first American woman to do so. Join her as she prepares for this historic climb. Update: For those following the tragic news in Nepal after April 25's deadly earthquake and avalanche, we are relieved to report that Melissa Arnot and her team are safe. Watch here for additional updates.

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In late March 2015, mountaineer Melissa Arnot set out to break a record by climbing Everest for a sixth time, this time without supplemental oxygen. Her plans quickly changed following the devastating earthquake that shook Nepal on April 25th. In this episode of The Climb, experience her trek to base camp, mere days before the earthquake, and meet the local sherpa that Arnot considers her Nepalese family.

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When Melissa Arnot set out to summit Everest for a sixth time ­­­without supplemental oxygen, her goals were clear. Then an earthquake hit just a few days into her climb, wiping out Everest base camp and leaving much of Nepal in ruins. Now her goal is to support the Nepalese families affected by the quake, and spread her message of support to the world.