Mount Pumori Gear Test story

My story, “Mount Pumori Gear Test,” is now live on the new Mount Everest Expedition Channel. This article covers the prototype outerwear and apparel Expedition Hanesbrands is testing this month in Nepal on 23,494-foot Mount Pumori.

Mount Pumori as seen from a flank on Mount Everest

Read the full story on the Expedition’s gear test and “warm up” climb before Everest here:

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Stephen Regenold is Founder and Editor-In-Chief of GearJunkie, which he launched as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column in 2002. As a journalist and writer, Regenold has covered the outdoors industry for nearly two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of four small kids, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.