​Climbs

Skiing

  • Colorado, every single weekend from age 8-18  (almost)
  • University of Puget Sound: Ski Racing Team
  • Everest, North Face, (3 seasons)
  • Certified  Patroler, U.S. Ski Patrol, Far East, South Korea
  • Alaska, Valdez Heilskiing - guide
  • Greenland, alpine touring - guide
  • Denali, ski expeditions - 3

Paragliding

  • New Zealand, West Coast Paragliding - the 90's on the worlds scariest wing
  • France, Chamonix/Passey - Pilot Training
  • Nepal, cross-country and soaring
  • Europe, Association of Paragliding Pilots and Instructors, Europe - APPI pilots license
  • British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association - pilots license

Kilimanjaro, treating and rescuing a porter from the slopes of Kilimanjaro, from 7 Summits Solo

Medical

  • Dive Training with Navy Seal Instructor, including divers 1st aid and rescue
  • Ski Patrol, EMT level training alongside military troops and Drs., South Korea 
  • High Altitude specialist certification, American Mountain Guides with Dr Peter Hackett
  • Wilderness 1st aid course, level 3, Cambridge University, 2019
  • Article: with input from Dr Peter Hackett: high altitude and Diamox
  • Co-authored article with Dr Chris Imray on Frostbite and Cold treatment
  • Mental Health First Aid, UK certificate

Checking in on the Team, Everest South Col

With Sir Edmund Hillary, Honorary Expedition Leader, The 7 Summits Solo, British Airways press conference, Auckland, NZ.

  • Shishipangma - 1st peak I guided, successful and without oxygen
  • Cho Oyu, also without oxygen
  • Everest, led 50th anniversary team in 2003 and 2010
  • Greenland - Kiehl's first ascent team, Mt Forbes
  • Peak Lenin, Kyrgastan: Ecuador Volcanos: Kilimajaro
  • Treks: K2 Base Camp. Everest Base Camp co-led with Peter Hillary
  • Vinson, 2 new routes solo, guided new route and a host of climbs up the regular route
  • Makalu, first guided ascent​

Mountain Guide

Sponsors and Speaking

Dodging Water Buffalos on landing, Nepal

Books in print - and Nine Lives, Pub, Nov. 2020

Join me on a climb of Everest, or for the trek to Base Camp in spring 2021. Or climb the 7 Summits, the 7 Volcanos or the remote areas of the Arctic or Antarctic. To climb, ski or best of all perhaps, paraglide.

Over Passey, France

Skiing and Paragliding

Robert Anderson, Paul Teare, Ed Webster, the Lady of the Lake and Stephen Venables.Everest Kangshung Face team. Photo: Joe Blackburn

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Sponsors

American Express, Apple, Bank of America, British Airways, BMW, GSK, Kiehl's since 1851, Lowa Boots Ambassador, National Geographic, NBC, Ogilvy, Olympus Cameras, Opticus, Rolex, The North Face



Speaking

For executive teams, sponsors and public events. From the 1,400 people at The Annual Explorers Club dinner, Waldorf Astoria Grand Ballroom, New York -  to a day long Everest symposium at the Smithsonian, Wash. D.C. 

The Rocks
  • El Capitan, Salathe Wall
  • Half Dome, NW Face
  • The Diamond, Colorado - Hidden Diamond (new route)
  • Romsdal Valley, Norway - 23 new routes

The 7 Summits

The Himalaya

The Arctic and Antarctic

  • Greenland, Mt Forbes, 1st ascent, guide
  • Denali, 4 ascents, 1 solo and all in a day, 14.2 to summit
  • Vinson, Antarctica - 7 ascents, including 2 unrepeated solos, the Rolex Ridge and Sunshine Face