8000 Meters Facts
Mark Tucker has been guiding since 1985, with Mt. Rainier as the starting
point. Since then, he has climbed and guided classic peaks on seven
continents, with the summit of Mt. Everest as his high point. Mark's
extensive experience in South America, Africa and the Himalayas, combined
with his lengthy career guiding on Rainier and Denali in the US, makes him
a super member of our IMG team.
When not in
the hills, he leads a fun-filled Other Life. Passions by land include mountain
biking, skiing, snowboarding, motorcycle riding, and gardening (he's still
working on the golf game.) By water, he enjoys surfing, kayaking, wind surfing
, scuba diving , water skiing, and fishing, and by air, hang gliding.
Mark is a member of
Mountain Guides team for 2004...
veteran expedition leader, Everest Summiter, author and motivational
Sport Everest Boot has made some minor changes by adding
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Fiberglass and carbon footbed Cordura + Evazote upper Elasticated
Expedition footwear for
mountaineering in conditions of extreme cold. NOTE US
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