Mettle and Grit High on Nuptse

May 09, 2018

AC CEO Guy Cotter once again proves that epic adventures and our most treasured experiences don’t always come from standing upon the summit of a mountain but sometimes simply in the process of trying to. His recent attempt on the seldom summited Mount Nuptse gives an insight into the arduous task of high altitude mountaineering and rarely seen perspectives of its much-loved neighbours Everest and Lhotse.

2 May 2018 – I have been here in Nepal with a private client to attempt a series of climbs that make the Triple Crown trifecta, that is Mt Nuptse, Mt Everest and Mt Lhotse; the three peaks overlooking the Western Cwm...

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