Ed Viesturs Is METAL

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

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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

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