Snow storms and ice forced him to abandon the final climb to the summit.
Tonight he sent this message – filled with his usual humour – and this snap!
“Hi all – just back in Talkeetna town in Alaska long decent of the mountain but finally a SHOWER in 30 days …humbled with the fantastic positive messages of support THANK YOU .. Had the greatest expedition battle and Arctic weather kicks serious ass. Gutted I didn’t top out but I gave it everything from every approach possible but for nature’s weather. So looking forward to seeing the hills of Donegal & my family.. Love 2all cu soon Jason. The messages are very appreciated.”