Erik Weihenmayer at 17,000 feet on Denali. LEARN MORE

Soldiers To Summits team photo on summit of Lobuche at 20,075 feet. Mt Pumori and Everest base camp are in the background.

Photo Credit: Photo by Didrik Johnck


Erik on the summit of Artesonraju (19,767 feet) in the Cordillera Blanca of Peru. LEARN MORE

Erik and his team competing in the Adventure TEAM Challenge...they won! LEARN MORE

Erik and his team with six blind Tibetan students at 22,000 feet on the north side of Mount Everest. LEARN MORE

Erik climbing towards the summit of Denali. LEARN MORE

Erik and his team on the summit of Denali, the highest peak in North America. LEARN MORE

Erik on the summit of Mount Everest! LEARN MORE

Erik kayaking on the Green River in Colorado. LEARN MORE

Erik and his partner Jeff Ulrich, demonstrating their innovative technique of guiding from the front. This is far superior to the traditional method of guiding blind people from behind. LEARN MORE

Erik and his partner skiing of the summit of Mount Elbrus (18,510 feet), the highest peak in Europe. LEARN MORE

Erik solo sky diving! LEARN MORE

Erik and his partner training for the Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race. LEARN MORE

Erik and his partner on the summit of Mount Vinson (16,050 feet), the highest point in Antarctica. The temperature was -50°F! LEARN MORE


Despite losing his vision at the age of 13, Erik Weihenmayer has become one of the most accomplished adventurers in the world. Re-defining what it means to be blind, Erik has opened the minds of people around the world. He is the only blind person who has reached the summit of Mount Everest and the tallest peak on each continent. Today, Erik continues to inspire others with motivational talks, charity work, and wild adventures such as whitewater kayaking. Learn more about Erik


Motivational Stories That Inspire Greatness.

Erik inspires audiences to have the vision to dream big; the courage to reach for near impossible goals; and the grit, determination, and ingenuity to transform our lives into “something miraculous.” learn more



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