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Book Report: Ed Viesturs Collects His Thoughts on Everest
Posted on November 4, 2013

In his latest book, The Mountain: My Time on Everest, best-selling author and Ed Viesturs tells the stories of his trips to the Big One.

The New School of Layering: Ed Viesturs Breaks Down his System
Posted on October 18, 2013

Eddie Bauer guide Ed Viesturs breaks down his technical layering system for our New School of Layering education campaign.

Gear Report: Ed Viesturs Summits Rainier with the New Big Tahoma Pack
Posted on August 23, 2013

Mountaineering icon and Eddie Bauer First Ascent guide Ed Viesturs breaks down why he carries the Big Tahoma pack from 10,000 feet on Mt. Rainier.

Everest in 50: Ed Viesturs
Posted on April 26, 2013

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.

Ed Viesturs Shares Insight on the Motivation behind Preparation
Posted on January 28, 2013

As the first American to summit the world’s 14 highest peaks without supplemental oxygen, Ed Viesturs knows a thing or two about training for big trips. In this column Ed shares his perspective on training for the next objective.

First Ascent Team Prepares For Final Approach to Vinson Summit
Posted on January 10, 2011

Story and photos by Jake Norton It never seems like much until you have it on your back. I thought I had pared down my kit pretty well, bringing only what was essential to fill my belly, keep me warm, allow me to take pictures, edit them, and transmit them back home.

First Ascent Guides Embark on Vinson Massif Expedition
Posted on January 3, 2011

In 1966, Eddie Bauer outfitted the American Antarctica Mountaineering Expedition that set out to climb the major peaks on the ice-covered continent. They were successful, capturing first ascents of the six highest mountains in the Sentinel range.