Eddie Bauer guide Peter Whittaker, who comes from a lineage with a powerful connection to the mountain—breaks it down in 50 words or less.
Peter Whittaker celebrates his Everest mentors Willi Unsoeld and Nawang Gombu 50 years on from 1963 the American Mount Everest expedition.
it was no surprise that the Eddie Bauer First Ascent guide Peter Whittaker tracked upward toward 238 summits of Washington’s tallest, most glaciated peak. But the uphill was only part of the allure.
By Peter Whittaker Being a mountain guide is a pretty cool job, with a lot of benefits. Great ambiance. Good company. And the nice side effect of staying in top physical condition. There are also huge responsibilities.
Everest Dispatch #70 May 20, 2009 PM Everest Summit … 29,035 ft.
SUMMIT DAY AUDIO DISPATCH #04 Everest Dispatch #67 Basecamp Manager, Linden Mallory receives radio update on team’s progress from Sirdir Lambabu. [audio:Audio-Dispatch-1200PM-051909.mp3] Transcript: Linden Mallory, Base Camp Manager (LM): South Col, South Col, this is base camp. Sirdir Lambabu (SL): South Col go ahead. (LM): Hi Lama. I’m hoping that you can update me on [...]
Everest Dispatch #66 May 18, 2009 Everest Summit….29,035 ft.