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Meagan: “I had started planning this expedition two years ago - I had saved and lived like a monk for two years to make it happen! I knew I had the skill to make it successful! I wanted to enjoy the experience, not be scared! “
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ExWeb Interview with Meagan McGrath (part 1), “Optimism helped me realize that falling in a crevasse wasn't hopeless”

Posted: Oct 20, 2010 10:02 am EDT

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Meagan McGrath climbed Everest when her interest in skiing to the South Pole was triggered. Out on her own on Antarctica from the Hercules Inlet start point, she fell in a crevasse. After ALE’s rescue, she decided to carry on from Patriot Hills. She was very scared and had to draw motivation from within herself to keep going every day, Meagan told ExWeb’s Correne Coetzer who caught up with her in Kathmandu on her way back from a Cho Oyo attempt. Megan tells about the fall in the crevasse on Antarctica and how she made...

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