Erik Weihenmayer


“A No Barriers Life is not all about hanging off the edge of a scary mountain, nor is it only applicable to someone who may be blind or deaf. No Barriers is for everyone, and the pledge is the first step towards living the life you have imagined. ”
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It has been a long time coming, but after years of compiling video, photos and narration, we have put together an awesome chronology of Erik's Journey to Everest.

I’m a summit guy. I love summits. They exist on top of mountains, and I’m not satisfied with anything less. In fact, when my kids were little and learning to rock climb, it drove me crazy when...

The achievement I am most proud of, and probably most noted for, is being the only blind person to climb the Seven Summits. This quest began in 1995 with the ascent of Mount McKinley (aka Denali)...

From September 7-28, 2014, I tackled another historic challenge: solo kayaking the Grand Canyon 277 miles, from Lee’s Ferry to Pearce Ferry. Joining me was blind Navy veteran and accomplished...