Matthew's 2018 Mt. Everest Climb

Several years ago, I fell in love with climbing during an amazing adventure in the volcanic Andes mountains in Ecuador. Since then I have set my goal of climbing the Seven Summits, the highest mountain on every continent. So far, I have summitted Mt. Mckinley (North America) and Mt. Elbrus (Europe) and have trained and developed the skills nessecary for the highest mountain on earth. I am at a rare moment in my life where I can take the time (1.5-2 months) to attempt such a mountain and am pouncing on it. Funds donated will go towards paying for guides and gear needed for the climb alongside necessities like supplementary oxygen and food. I intend to be in Nepal beginning the ascent by April 1st. Alongside these efforts, I am also working to secure corporate sponsors. 

This mountain is the culmination of lots of experience and training and has loomed in the back of my mind quietly inviting me to attempt the awesome challenge that it offers. Any donation, big or small, would help me accomplish this dream in massive ways. Leading up to and during  the climb I would be able to keep everybody updated via social media and blog so everyone could keep track and see the gorgeous photos.

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  • Christopher Schran 
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    • 20 mos
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Matt Kernan 
Newport Beach, CA
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