Islander Ed Viesturs tops Mount Everest for the seventh time

Ed Viesturs - Courtesy photo
Ed Viesturs
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Islander Ed Viesturs has summited Mount Everest for the seventh time in his renowned climbing career.

Viesturs, the first American to climb all 14 of the world's 8,000-meter mountains, reached the summit early Tuesday morning, Nepal time.

His exploits have been chronicled in the FirstAscent blog. He has also been writing about his climb in the blog.

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