Today we are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Tom Hornbein and Willi Unsoled’s legendary first ascent of the West Ridge of Mount Everest.
Tomorrow is the 50th anniversary of Tom Hornbein and Willi Unsoeld’s bold and visionary first ascent of the West Ridge of Mt. Everest, which has been called the greatest Himalayan climb in American mountaineering history.
Eddie Bauer guide Dave Hahn reflects on his summit record on Mt. Everest.
Melissa Arnot retraces her steps to breaking the high-altitude ceiling and setting the women’s summit record on Everest.
Eddie Bauer First Ascent guide Melissa Arnot reflects on her Everest Women’s Summit Record last season on the mountain.
In 1963 Jim Whittaker, in partnership with Sherpa Nawang Gombu, became the first American to climb to the roof of the world and summit Mt. Everest. He did it outfitted in Eddie Bauer down. On that same American Mount Everest Expedition Tom Hornbein and Willi Unsoeld completed the first successful ascent of the challenging West [...]
An interview with Clark Casebolt, a pioneering San Juan sea kayaking guide and longtime owner of Outdoor Odysseys, for his guide-level perspective on what makes America’s newest National Monument such a singular saltwater destination.