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Erik Weihenmayer

Colorado Mountain College

Erik Weihenmayer is an author and an athlete, and is also blind. He speaks Friday at 7 p.m. at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs.

Elizabeth Stewart-Severy/Aspen Public Radio News

Erik Weihenmayer is an accomplished mountaineer, kayaker and motivational speaker. He’s also blind. Elizabeth Stewart-Severy joined Weihenmayer on the mountain while he was in town promoting his latest book and has this profile.

A renowned mountaineer and kayaker speaks Monday in Aspen, but this adventure story has a twist.