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Erik Weihenmayer (Mountain Climber) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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Erik Weihenmayer
Erik Weihenmayer is an American athlete, explorer, author, activist and motivational speaker. He was the first blind man to reach Mount Everest on May 25, 2001. Thanks to this feat, he made the cover of Time magazine. He also completed the Seven Summits in September 2002, being one of only 150 climbers at the time, but the only one to achieve it when he was blind. In 2008, he also added the Pyramid of Carstensz in West Papua, New Guinea in Indonesia, the highest peak in Australasia, completing a seventh replacement peak. Weihenmayer also made a remarkable climb on the Nez d'El Capitan in Yosemite in 1996, and climbed to Losar, a 2,700-foot-high vertical ice sheet in the Himalayas in 2008. In 2005, he co-founded No Barriers , a non-profit organization with the slogan, "What is in you is stronger than what is in your way."
BornSeptember 23, 1968, Princeton, the big boot, U.S.
Alma materWeston High School
OccupationMotivational speaker, Author, Actor
Known forHigh Ground

About Erik Weihenmayer

Mountain Climber Erik Weihenmayer was born in New Jersey, United States on September 23, 1968. He's 55 years old today.

On May 25, 2001, he became the first blind person to successfully climb Mt. Everest.

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Erik Weihenmayer before becoming famous

Erik Weihenmayer was born in the Zodiac sign Libra (The Maiden), and 1968 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Monkey (猴).

When he was thirteen years old, he developed retinoschisis, which rendered him entirely blind.

Achievement of Erik Weihenmayer

In 2006, he was featured in the documentary Blindsight.

Erik Weihenmayer's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

In 1997, he married his wife Ellen.

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After climbing Mt. McKinley, he was interviewed by Journalist Katie Couric.

Erik Weihenmayer Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Erik Weihenmayer updated on March 18 2023.