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.
During the 2012 Everest climbing season, both the Eddie Bauer West Ridge and Eddie Bauer South Col expeditions were equipped with the Katabatic Tent that excelled in the harsh weather and thin air of the world’s tallest mountain.
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.
Story by Caroline George; photos by Jake Norton This time of year in Antarctica, the sun never sets. The warmest part of the day is actually during the evening when the sun gets a little lower in the sky, hitting you straight on.
Story and photos by Jake Norton With a bright sun and bright hopes, we packed eagerly this morning at Vinson Basecamp. Only a few wispy clouds were visible, and we were all excited to be dropped by Twin Otter in a new place to make the first tracks on an unknown peak.
Story and photos by Jake Norton We had another stellar day today in the peaks off the Branscomb Glacier a couple of miles from Vinson Basecamp. There seem to be endless ski opportunities in this area—not surprising since we’re on a continent almost entirely covered in snow and ice.