Arnette Climbs Carstensz Pyramid

Mountaineer notches peak in Oceania


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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.

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