Ed Viesturs climbs all 8,000 Meter Peaks

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Ed Viesturs has summited Annapurna on May 12th completing his quest to climb all 14 of the world's 8,000 meter peaks. He is the first American to do so and one of only a handful to accomplish this task without using supplemental oxygen. MSN has the reports here and here. He has also climbed Mt Everest an amazing 6 times.

Ed's Book

I have not read this book yet, but I'm sure the pictures are spectacular.

Himalayan Quest: Ed Viesturs on the 8,000-Meter Giants
by Ed Viesturs, Peter Potterfield
Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: National Geographic (February 1, 2003)
Language: English
ISBN: 0792268849