Female climbers have often faced enormous obstacles as mountaineers. But despite the difficulties she encountered, the first Everest female summiteer, Junko Tabei, epitomizes all that is remarkable in a successful, talented climber of any sex. Her impressive climbing accomplishments include the Everest summit, but that was just one of her many extraordinary feats. Committed mountaineers […]

Now here’s an accomplishment: it’s the story of a blind “adventurer” named Erik Weihenmayer, who has done amazing things including reaching the top of Mount Everest and the world’s other highest mountains. When you log on to Erik’s website, you read the following, which practically says it all: “Turning Adversity To Advantage “Erik Weihenmayer (born September 23, […]