Melissa Arnot is the real deal.  5 Time Everest Summiter, RMI Guide, Wilderness EMT, U.S. Avalanche Level II, she's got street cred most climbers deam to achieve.  

She's also a DRY ICE Tools user!  Look for our cameo at 2:12...

This video is the first in a series following Arnot on her journey to become the first American woman to summit Everest without supplemental oxygen. Although the journey is on hold due to the Nepal Earthquake, we can be certain that Melissa will be back on her DRY ICE Tools, training hard to make mountaineering history.

Melissa was also instrumental in the establishment of The Juniper Fund. The Juniper Fund provides assistance to individuals, families, and communities in underserved countries adversely impacted by their work for the mountain-based adventure industry.

She will also be the speaker at this year AAC New York Chapter 2015 Annual Dinner.  Melissa will share her story of learning the ropes, taking us on a journey from Mount Rainier to the summit of Everest five times