Meagan McGrath

Meagan McGrath

Meagan McGrath: Mountaineer and Aerospace Engineer: Meagan is an aspiring Aerospace Engineer, Captain McGrath is the first Canadian Forces member, and the youngest Canadian woman, to successfully climb the “Seven Summits”–the highest peaks on each continent–Everest, Kosciuszko, Vinson, Elbrus, McKinley, Aconcagua, Kilimanjaro. In May 2007, she came to the world’s attention when she was recognized by the Nepal Mountaineering Association for helping to save the life of a climber on Mount Everest. Since 2005, she has been posted with the Canadian Forces Air Force Experimentation Centre. In December 2007, she will head to Indonesia in an attempt to climb Carstenz Pyramid, the 8th Seven Summit. She is also currently training for the Marathon des Sables, a six-day endurance race across the Sahara Desert.