Frost & Cinder

Frost & Cinder

High Altitude with Tim Macartney-Snape

June 22, 2017

In 1984, Tim Macartney-Snape and Greg Mortimer were the first Australians to reach the summit of Mount Everest. They climbed the mountain by a new route on its the Northern face without supplemental oxygen. In 1990, Tim Macartney-Snape became the first person to walk and climb from sea level to the summit of Mount Everest. A journey of more than a thousand kilometres. His record of climbs include Dunagiri, Ama Dablam, Annapurna, Everest, and Gasherbrum IV among many others. He is a member of the Order of Australia. He was awarded the Australian Sports Medal and the Keys to the City of Sydney for his achievements in mountaineering. He has authored a number of books including Mountain Adenturer, Being Outside and Everest - From Sea to Summit. He is the founder of the Sea to Summit company, actively contributes to the nonprofit sector and has multiple films to his name. Today we bring you the eminent Australian mountaineer Tim Macartney-Snape.

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