Fifty years ago today, Jim Whittaker climbed shoulder to shoulder with Nawang Gombu to the summit of Mt. Everest. He did it in Eddie Bauer down.
Dave Hahn, who has tallied 14 summits of Everest, the record for any non-Sherpa, provides his concise report on what the mountain means.
David Morton, a six-time Everest summiter who attempted the daunting West Ridge route in 2012, sums up his Everest experience in 50 words or less.
Eddie Bauer guide Seth Waterfall, who is currently on Everest working his way toward the summit while guiding for Rainier Mountaineering Incorporated, breaks it all down in 50 words or less.
Ed Viesturs, the first American to summit all of the world’s 8,000-meter peaks without supplemental oxygen, just completed a 92,500-word book on Everest that comes out in October. But this is Ed’s 50-word take on the Big One.
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 […]
When splitboard vagabond Kyle landed back in Washington, he dove in deep to familiar terrain, emerging with this incredible story of the Osceola Traverse on his home turf of Mt. Rainier last month.