kayaking 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. Basalt whitewater park: simple or gathering place? By Elise Thatcher • Jan 21, 2016 Elise Thatcher There’s a whitewater park in the works near Basalt, and the key is now figuring out how many amenities it should have.