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Expedition Impossible's Team No Limits on making the finals and climbing Everest blind

Just over ten years ago, Golden-based mountain climber Erik Weihenmayer made history as the first blind man to make the summit on Mount Everest, then went on to complete the Seven Summits -- the tallest peaks on each continent -- in 2008. Weihenmayer, with the help of his friend Jeff Evans, has completed dozens of other amazing feats (like finishing the grueling Leadville Trail 100 on a tandem mountain bike) and has written two books, Touch the Top of the World and The Adversity Challenge, that challenge all definitions of the word "impossible."

That made the duo a perfect choice for ABC's new reality competition series Expedition Impossible, where they and teammate Aaron "Ike" Isaacson raced through Morocco in a month-long adventure packed with challenges pitting them against a dozen other teams. They surprised even themselves by making it all the way to the final four, and they're throwing a finale-watching party tonight at the Lazy Dog Saloon in Boulder, 1346 Pearl Street, to celebrate. We caught up with Weihenmayer and Evans, two thirds of the No Limits team, to get the scoop on everything but a spoiler for tonight's episode.

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Colin Bane
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