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Ed Viesturs chats with Rosemary and Bill Sampson before signing their book on Oct. 16 at the Malibu Library. Photos by Suzy Demeter/Surfside News
Mountaineer Ed Viesturs displays a photo from when he first summited Mount Everest, one of 14 8,000-meter peaks he has conquered.
The Speaker Series event was well-attended.
Barbara Burke, Freelance Reporter
5:00 am PDT October 21, 2019
Mountaineering fans were on the edges of their seats as Ed Viesturs — the first American to summit all 14 of the world’s 8,000-meter peaks (26,246 feet) with no supplemental oxygen in tow — recounted his perilous adventures.