SNEWS® Live: Everest climber Ed Viesturs talks about his new book "No Shortcuts to the Top"

Ed Viesturs talks candidly about his life in climbing, as well as the 1996 Everest tragedy that claimed the lives of friends and colleagues Rob Hall and Scott Fischer in addition to several others. His new book, “No Shortcuts to the Top,” is a memoir of his odyssey to become one of the great adventurers of modern times.
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SNEWS® Live -- As Everest climber Ed Viesturs begins the next phase of his career, he stops to reflect upon the past, as well as the events and life circumstances which led him to ascend the fourteen 8,000-meter summits of the world. His new book, “No Shortcuts to the Top,” is a memoir of his odyssey to become one of the great adventurers of modern times. Viesturs talks candidly about his life in climbing, as well as the 1996 Everest tragedy that claimed the lives of friends and colleagues Rob Hall and Scott Fischer in addition to several others. Our reporter James Mills spoke with Viesturs during the 2006 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. (Runtime 11:21)

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