Erik Weihenmayer

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Erik Weihenmayer on High Ground Soldiers to Summits documentary premiere

    When mountain climber and adventurer Erik Weihenmayer -- who happens to be blind -- set out to climb Mt. Everest more than a decade ago, a lot of people thought he was crazy, or worse: a danger to himself and others. They couldn't believe any responsible guide would take him on the mountain. Those ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    Photos: Ten best Colorado hikes

    We've now officially entered summer -- and while every season is a great one to enjoy Colorado, the warm weather is the perfect excuse to hit the trail. With that in mind, we've collected this list of the best Colorado hikes, with picks close to town or a drive away culled from our Best of Denver ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Adventure Team Challenge brings able-bodied and disabled together for a race in the Rockies

    ​Imagine biking up a steep Colorado peak, rafting through the Rapids of the Colorado River and then rappelling down a jagged and imposing cliff. Now imagine doing that blind or without the use of an arm or both of your legs. That's exactly what many of the participants will be doing in this we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    Today in Stoke: Erik Weihenmayer previews Soldiers to the Summit at Denver Athletic Club

    ​Erik Weihenmayer has climbed the Seven Summits, including Mt. Everest, and his resume of adventurous accomplishments also includes such feats as finishing the Leadville 100 on a tandem bike. Oh, and also: He's blind. Tonight at 6 p.m., the author of Touch the Top of the World and The Adversit ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 4, 2010
  • Calendar

    October 16, 2008

    Climb Every Mountain

    Erik Weihenmayer gives the Mountain Fest keynote speech.

  • Calendar

    July 17, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 15, 2008

    Patriot Bowl

    I don't like war. And I don't like the war in Iraq. But what I really don't like is how our wounded veterans are being treated by the government that sent them into harm's way in the first place. This leaves me with a couple of choices: Do nothing but bitch to people who can't change a thing anyway ... More >>

  • News

    October 2, 2003

    Chair Lift

    Disabled athletes are gearing up.

  • Calendar

    May 29, 2003
  • Sports & Recreation

    April 4, 2002

    Best Trail Named for a Blind Mountaineer

    Erik Weihenmayer Trail for Health
    Lookout Mountain Nature Center and Preserve

  • News

    August 2, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of August 2, 2001

  • News

    July 19, 2001

    Highest-Stakes Adventure

    When an athlete -- and parent -- risks his life, does his calculation make him a hero or a zero?