1. Jim Whittaker & Leif Whittaker - Father and Son on Mt. Everest - Keynote

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    Jim Whittaker stepped into history on May 1, 1963 when he became the first American to summit Mt. Everest. Nearly five decades later, his son Leif followed in his footsteps to the top of the world…

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    • Jim Whittaker Interview 2008

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      This video was part of the history project for the 2009 Mountain Rescue Association 50th Anniversary. Jim Whittaker is a world-renowned mountaineer and the first US Citizen on top of Mount Everest.…

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      • High And Hallowed: Official Film Trailer

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        High and Hallowed: Everest 1963 is the deeper story of the greatest Himalayan climb in American mountaineering history. Profiling the bold and visionary efforts of the 1963 American Mount Everest…

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        • A Life Well Lived | Jim Whittaker & 50 Years of Everest

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          Fifty years ago, Jim Whittaker became the first American to summit Mt. Everest. Directed by Eric Becker. www.weareshouting.com. This film was made possible by support from Seattle University.…

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          • Everest 1963: The West Ridge

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            On May 22, three weeks after Jim Whittaker's historic ascent, four more Americans attempted to meet on Everest’s summit—Barry Bishop and Lute Jerstad repeating the South Col route,…

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            • Everest 1963: On the Death of Jake Breitenbach

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              On March 21, Jake Breitenbach became the first casualty of the Khumbu Icefall. His wife of three years, Lou, was notified back in Wyoming. Six years later, the body emerged from the snout of the glacier…

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              • Everest 1963: The Schism

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                Expedition leader Norman Dyhrenfurth, along with Tom Hornbein and Jim Whittaker discuss the heated debate over which route to try on Everest

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                • Everest 1963: How. To. Get. Down

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                  Jim Whittaker and Nawang Gombu have just climbed Everest. Now they have to descend safely. But first, Big Jim has some business to attend to.

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                  • Everest 1963: We Lost Jake

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                    Jim Whittaker recounts the March 1963 collapse in the Khumbu Icefall that killed Jake Breitenbach

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                    • Making Americans on Everest

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                      1963 Everest expedition leader Norman Dyhrenfurth on filming his award-winning documentary, Americans on Everest

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