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Bold Vision: The West Ridge of Mt Everest
Posted on May 22, 2013

Today we are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Tom Hornbein and Willi Unsoled’s legendary first ascent of the West Ridge of Mount Everest.

Everest Clips: The West Ridge Defined
Posted on May 21, 2013

Tomorrow is the 50th anniversary of Tom Hornbein and Willi Unsoeld’s bold and visionary first ascent of the West Ridge of Mt. Everest, which has been called the greatest Himalayan climb in American mountaineering history.

Peter Whittaker Celebrates His Everest Mentors
Posted on May 3, 2013

Peter Whittaker celebrates his Everest mentors Willi Unsoeld and Nawang Gombu 50 years on from 1963 the American Mount Everest expedition.

Everest Clips: Eddie Bauer Celebrates 50 Years of Americans on Everest
Posted on April 17, 2013

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 […]