Some people climb a metaphorical Mount Everest every day of their lives. A select few climb the actual mountain. A few, very few, scale the summit of the world’s highest mountain without sight and the first to do so was Erik Weihenmayer. It’s one symbol of the life he lives with no barriers.
Why would someone without sight spend a week trekking to Everest Base camp, scale a 4,000-foot wall of glacial