-Where Jo is at the moment
-Getting back out to Everest in March
-Why she didn’t want what happened last year to stop her from living her life
-Reflecting back on what happened and why she found it cathartic
-Climbing two, 6,000 metre peaks before Everest
-Getting back on the mountain and feeling right at home in her tent
-Getting blessed before the climb and why its important to follow this tradition
-Learning more about the atmosphere on the mountain after the earthquake the previous year
-Why you shouldn’t be 100% reliant on your climbing sherpa the whole way
-Why you need to have experience when climbing Everest and the ability to get yourself out of problems that can happen on the mountain
-Jo summit attempt
-Dealing with feelings of frustration while on the mountain
“Choose your mood!”
“Its about attitude not altitude!”
-Why you need to conserve your energy on the down days
-How Jo kept herself entertained while having to wait at camps
-Dealing with low points & wanting to walk off the mountain
-Feeling calm on the final push
-Having to deal with slower climbers in front and how she handled it
-Trying to keep awake and warm on the mountain
-Coping with her fear of heights and having to keep it together on a windy high ridge
-Why reaching the summit was a massive anti-climax
-Learning to appreciate what she’s achieved and dealing with the post trip blues
-Having more self belief in herself and what she’s learnt most about herself from climbing Everest
-Why she wants to climb more 8,000 metre peaks
-Questions from the tribe!
-Find out what’s next for Jo!
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