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“Everything I know, everything I believe in, I’ve learned from the mountains.”
– Lou Whittaker
“Being out on the edge, with everything at risk, is where you learn and grow the most.”
— Jim Whittaker
“When we say this is a way of life, it really is in our blood. My family and I have been guiding and climbing for over a half century and have collaborated with industry leading manufacturers along the way to improve the gear we use. After 65 years of teaming with manufacturers, and tagging a few summits along the way, we decided it was time to build our own gear. Exactly the way we need it to function.”
— Peter Whittaker
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