Northwest Newsmakers: Ed Viesturs

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on December 10, 2010 at 9:42 PM

Who do you think is the Pacific Northwest's greatest athlete? Someone who has to be on the list is Bainbridge Island climber Ed Viesturs. He's the only North American to have climbed all 14 of the 8,000 meter peaks, and has climbed Mount Everest 7 times. But in a sport where death is one misstep away, Viesturs seems unusually cautious.

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