Erik Weihenmayer Adventurer and author Erik Weihenmayer to speak in Glenwood Springs By Wyatt Orme • Mar 26, 2018 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. Not about the view: Accomplished mountaineer shares adventure stories By Elizabeth Stewart-Severy • Apr 11, 2017 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. Blind adventurer to share insights By Elizabeth Stewart-Severy • Mar 19, 2017 A renowned mountaineer and kayaker speaks Monday in Aspen, but this adventure story has a twist.