Adventure

Arnette Climbs Carstensz Pyramid

Mountaineer notches peak in Oceania

Alan Arnette summited Indonesia's Carstensz Pyramid over the weekend, completing one of the most technically challenging climbs of the Seven Summits in his bid to raise $1 million for Alzheimer's research. Arnette, a retired product developer at HP, began the 7 Summits Climb for Alzheimer's in November of 2010, shortly after his mother's death from the disease. The remaining mountain on Arnette's list is Alaska's Mount McKinley.

Read more at the Adventure Blog

Our mission to inspire readers to get outside has never been more critical. In recent years, Outside Online has reported on groundbreaking research linking time in nature to improved mental and physical health, and we’ve kept you informed about the unprecedented threats to America’s public lands. Our rigorous coverage helps spark important debates about wellness and travel and adventure, and it provides readers an accessible gateway to new outdoor passions. Time outside is essential—and we can help you make the most of it. Making a financial contribution to Outside Online only takes a few minutes and will ensure we can continue supplying the trailblazing, informative journalism that readers like you depend on. We hope you’ll support us. Thank you.
Contribute to Outside
Filed To: News
More Adventure