Ed Viesturs mountaineer. The only American to have climbed all fourteen of the worlds meter peaks, and only the sixth to do so without supplemental oxygen. What an amazingly inspirational man. My hero.
Ed Viesturs describes his climbing experiences on Annapurna. He is the first American to have climbed all fourteen of the world's eight-thousander mountain peaks including the summit of Mt. Everest without the use of supplemental Oxygen.
Mountaineer Ed Viesturs and his team during the ascent of the metre summit of Annapurna. In Ed Viesturs became the first American to have climbed to the summits of the 14 highest mountains on the planet, all at an altitude of over metres.