Charley Mace

Charley Mace- Golden, Colorado, Climber, High Altitude Cameraman, age 42. 



Charley is a veteran mountaineer having climbed some of the most challenging peaks in the world. He has summited three 8000 meter peaks including 8611m K2, a more technically challenging and difficult climb than Mt. Everest. He has also successfully guided 8028m Gasherbrum II in the Karakorum range. Charley has seven Himalayan expeditions to his credit and in 1998 he became the first American to climb 8163m Manaslu in western Nepal.


In addition to his skills as a mountaineer, Charley is an experienced still photographer and videographer. Charley's photographs have appeared in Outside Magazine, Readers Digest, the American Alpine Club Journal, and numerous other mountaineering publications. Charley is currently the CFO of Great Trango Holdings, a company that manufactures and distributes climbing and mountaineering equipment in Boulder, Colorado.  Also... ran twice in the first wave of the Boulder Bolder 10K w/ blind marathon record holder Harry Cordelis, very proud father of 3!!!!!, board of directors AAC and Expeditions Committee chair.