An Everest Guide Just Won a Legal Battle over a Canceled Summit Attempt

December 30, 2021

In September 2019, Himalayan guide Garrett Madison called off a summit attempt on Mount Everest, telling clients that an ice block hanging over the route made it too dangerous. The following March, one of the clients on the expedition, Zac Bookman, sued Madison for $100,000 for breach of contract and fraud. Outside Online