Eric Alexander

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Eric grew up in Evergreen, Colorado, and has a BA in Environmental Science. He was a member of the school’s Alpine Club and Ski Team, and President of the Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, and has worked for Vail Ski Patrol (including an exchange in France), Vail Ski School, and Vail Mountaineering. His climbing has taken him throughout Europe, Africa, North and South America, and the Himalayas.

In May of 2001, Eric Summited Mt. Everest guiding Erik Weihenmayer, the only blind climber to ever summit the mountain. He has climbed six of the seven continental highest summits, and has led a person with a disability to the summit of each of those continent’s highest peaks, including 2 blind ski descents. Corporate speaking engagements are a regular part of his repertoire.

Eric spends his free time playing with his twin girls, Karis and Aralyn, and adoring his wife, Amy.

  • Guided first and only blind summit of Mt. Everest
  • 15 years guiding experience
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • National Registry EMT
  • Professionally trained in self-rescue