The Profile Dossier: Conrad Anker, the Mountaineer Who Cheated Death
"The summit is what drives us, but the climb itself is what matters."
The top search entry in Google for Conrad Anker's name is: "How did Conrad Anker die?"
But after delving into his life story, I kept asking myself the opposite question: "How on earth did he live?"
To be clear, Anker is very much alive and well, but the mountaineering legend has had his fair share of close calls.
In 1999, Anker went on an Everest expeditio…