everest is not possible unless you are very rich. the nepalese goverment charges $40,000 per person for the permit to climb everest.
DAMN governments!!! Like they arent rich enough.
Okay, thanks for all that amazing and detailed info Jon. So Everest is out.
But I still want to make this project a reality because I think it is a great idea that will help the animal rights/vegan cause tremendously and garner some much needed international spotlight on the message which we are trying to convey by the fit vegan calender.
So, I am up for just about anything. I just need help with bouncing some ideas around as to which mountain we can climb (but something challenging so it makes it into the news. I.e. Nobody is going to report on a bunch of vegans who climbed to the top of a moehill to proclaim a "fit and strong" message.). Will the Tanzania mountains be formidable enough and news worthy? I have always heard on the news when people make it to the top of Everest, but never have I heard reporting on any other peak.
Jonathan, you seem to be very knowledgeable about this. Please help me make this vision into a reality.
Also, we dont need a wholebunch of people. I think even 10 of us adventure and thrill seeking determined ones would be enough to qualify as a "group of vegans out to proclaim a message from a high peak/natural wonder". But, dont get me wrong, the more the merrier!!
So so far it seems like those who wish to be involved with this are:
(may I assume Kathryn's involvement too?)
maybe Michael Hobson (thanks Michael for being so excited about this idea)
EDITTED TO ADD: Richard, does that mean that you are in, so long as it isnt Everest?
That is four. How about a few others??
Come on guys, help me change the world, one mountain at a time!!!
Seriously, it would be awesome if we could get 10 fit vegans to climb this journey which I am sure will be rewarding for us, but more importantly, will help animals.