FORA.tv Speaker - Emily Harrington

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Biography

Emily Harrington never thought she would climb Everest. Even as a volunteer instructor at the Khumbu Climbing Center in the shadow of Everest-which teaches Nepali climbers technical skills in rock and ice climbing, as well as safety and leadership-the thought did not occur to her. The 26-year-old is a woman on the rise the sport climbing world. She is driven to climb the hardest lines she can. And Everest's Southeast Ridge is basically "a walk-up" ... some 29,000+ feet to the rooftop to the world. But the alpine conditions will be a whole new challenge. Follow her on Instagram (emilyharrington). Below, Harrington tells us about why she's attempting Everest, how she's expanding her horizons, and where she loves to climb.

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The Call of Everest

05.06.13 | 00:31:38 min | 0 comments