History was made this weekend as the first Black team to make it to the top of Mount Everest, the highest summit in the world, has completed its mission. The Full Circle Everest team embarked on a journey in the Himalayas that took months to complete. Ultimately, seven of the nine members reached the summit.
The team chronicled their journey on Instagram, with the ultimate goal of highlighting the barriers that continue to exist for Black communities in accessing the outdoors. The group hopes this historic moment will inspire the next generation of outdoor enthusiasts, educators, leaders, and mountaineers of color to continue chasing their personal summits.
Click ▶️ to listen to Jamie Jackson’s report: