ARCHIVES | CONTRIBUTORS | CONTACT EDITOR | CLASS NOTES Sections Home President's Message News and Notes Upfront Opportunity Alumni The Experience Sports The Arts Student Affairs Summer 2017 President's Message News & Notes Upfront The Experience Sports Student Affairs Alumni Opportunity Mountain Man Gallery Eli Helmuth ’87 stands at the summit of the glacier-covered Antisana volcano. At 18,174 feet, it is considered one of the most challenging climbs in the Ecuadorian Andes. Helmuth cooks dinner for clients during a ski mountaineering trip in Alaska. Helmuth, sitting, leads one of his many guide-training expeditions in the Alaska Range. Helmuth, right, and 76-year-old client Steve take a breath after a day-long climb to the 17,267-foot summit of Illiniza Sur in Ecuador.