Ed Viesturs Is METAL

Ed Viesturs makes an expedition to the 'Colbert Report,' ice axe and all.

When Ed Viesturs appeared on Comedy Central's Colbert Report back in March, he probably didn't expect to make any big ascents or pushes for a summit. But he came prepared just the same: In addition to his usual ice axe, pack, ropes, and snowshoes, he also brought along movies, trail mix, and a whole bunch of screaming metal!

Don't believe us? Check the footy:

Watch Viesturs' interview after the jump:

Tougher than climbing Everest? Weathering Colbert's endless onslaught of sarcasm. Well done, Ed.

—Ted Alvarez