Letterkenny man is first Donegal person to climb Mount Everest

Jason Black on the road to Everest.

POPULAR Letterkenny businessman Jason Black this morning became the first Donegal person ever to summit the world’s highest and most dangerous mountain – Mount Everest.
Mr Jason Black (42), who runs Voodoo nightclub along with his wife Sharon, planted the Donegal flag on the North East ridge of Everest (29.028ft) at around 7am this morning.
He becomes only the 38th Irish person to conquer Everest. His wife Sharon posted on his blog this morning: “Its official! Mission accomplished. Jason has summitted Mt Everest at 7am this morning. Was amazing!! He’s back at 8,200 mtrs and very tired so gonna sleep there 4 tonight and descend again in the morning.”

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