Peter Lev – Part 3: McKinley to the Marines

Photo of Denali with clouds streaming off the top

A Profile of Peter Lev, Exum Guide & Owner from the 1960s to 2000s This is the third part of a profile about Peter Lev, former guide and owner of Exum Mountain Guides in Grand Teton National Park. Part 1 covered his early years and how he got interested in climbing, and how he initially … Read more

Bill Briggs: From Fused Hip to First Descent of the Grand Teton

Bill Briggs as a young man with climbing gear

A Profile of Bill Briggs, Exum Guide from the late 1950s to early 1980s One of the most striking things about Bill Briggs is how often he laughs – it’s infectious, gleeful. It sums up his approach to life: always looking for the positive. This is all the more remarkable because he’s had plenty of … Read more

Ed Exum: Thwarted By Apple Pie

A Profile of Ed Exum, Exum Guide in the 1960s and Glenn Exum’s Son. At seven years old, Ed “Eddie” Exum might have succeeded in climbing the Grand Teton, if only he hadn’t gorged himself on apple pie. Ed spent all but one summer of his childhood in Grand Teton National Park, where his parents … Read more