Melissa Arnot has summited Mt. Everest (29,035 ft) 5 times and has led numerous expeditions to some of the worlds tallest peaks, including Mt Kilimanjaro (19,341 ft) and Mt. McKinley (20,320 ft), and many others around the world.
Arnot, along with being a certified EMT and wilderness medicine instructor for the past nine years, has led expeditions to summit Everest in 2008 as part of the Inspi(RED) campaign to raise AID awareness in Africa, along two Kilimanjaro summits to promote clean water access. Most recently Melissa launched a non-profit to provide life insurance and coverage for mountain workers named The Juniper Fund.