Max Stedman and his ceaseless pursuit of the Everesting record: 'That hill will always be there for me'

The British climber is considering going for an unannounced attempt in his quest to take the world crown

Max Stedman Everesting record
(Image credit: Dan King/Breakaway Digital)

It was rushed, but that needn't matter: when someone's fixated on an idea, sensibilities and preparedness can go astray.

"It wasn't ideal and there were a few late nights setting everything up but I really wanted to give it another go," says Max Stedman.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.