Climbing Mountains: An Interview with Erik Weihenmayer

Alpinismo: Una entrevista con Erik Weihenmayer

Climbing Mountains: An Interview with Erik Weihenmayer

Climbing Mountains: An Interview with Erik Weihenmayer

Climbing Mountains: An Interview with Erik Weihenmayer

Climbing Mountains: An Interview with Erik Weihenmayer

Climbing Mountains: An Interview with Erik Weihenmayer

Interview (nonfiction), 2,346 words, Level W (Grade 4), Lexile 870L

Erik Weihenmayer lost his sight when he was thirteen. Despite his blindness, he went on to climb the Seven Summits of the world as an adult. Readers learn about the dedication and work required to prepare for a climb, the dangers faced by mountain climbers, and how a blind person "sees" the world. Erik also shares his passion for helping and inspiring others. Photographs, charts, and Web sources support the text.