Today we are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Tom Hornbein and Willi Unsoled’s legendary first ascent of the West Ridge of Mount Everest.
Eddie Bauer guide Dave Hahn reflects on his summit record on Mt. Everest.
Peter Whittaker celebrates his Everest mentors Willi Unsoeld and Nawang Gombu 50 years on from 1963 the American Mount Everest expedition.
Five decades ago, on May 1st, 1963, American Jim Whittaker stepped side by side with Sherpa Nawang Gombu onto the summit of Mount Everest and became the first American to summit the world’s tallest peak.
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New Eddie Bauer Adventure Travel guide Julia Dimon reports from the jungles of Guyana, where she learns tactical techniques at survival school, tests the limits of her psychological strength, and develops a deeper appreciation for the indigenous Amerindian people who make the area their home.
The Heroes Project’s mission helps empower USMC Corporal Kionte Storey to reach the summit of 16,050-foot Mt. Vinson with one less limb than the rest of us and while dealing with triumph and tragedy on the world’s coldest continent.