Watch: Cory Richards Trains for New Route Up Everest

Cory Richards and Esteban ‘Topo’ Mena are planning a massive undertaking of a new route up Everest. This video profiles Richards and his training.

First ascents on Mount Everest are hard to come by. The last time someone put up a new route on the world’s highest mountain was 10 years ago, according to¬†Alan Arnette’s coverage.

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