Stories tagged: jim whittaker
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019
The documentary will be screened at the Bing Crosby Theater on Feb. 16.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
Norman Dyhrenfurth, who died Sept. 24 at 99, was a talented Swiss-American climber and an exceptional siege master, one whose talent at fundraising and alpine logistics enabled American climbers to …
Thu., March 26, 2015, 8:11 a.m.
On Tuesday, Bobby Whittaker, 48, was driving from his Seattle home for a morning workout on Mount Si when he answered the phone. “It’s a 4-mile grunt with 3,150 feet …
Sat., Feb. 23, 2013
BERKELEY, Calif. – It might be hard to conceive now, in an era of extreme sports and ultra-light equipment, but there was a time when Americans who set out to …
Wed., May 26, 2010
Proud parents Jim Whittaker and Dianne Roberts say son Leif Whittaker has reached the summit of Mount Everest and is on his way down.