Mission: Mt. Whitney
Charley Mace is a veteran mountaineer who’s climbed some of the most challenging peaks in the world. He has summited four 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 eleven Himalayan expeditions to his credit and in 1998 he became the first American to climb 8163m Manaslu in western Nepal. Additionally, Charley has been on countless international expeditions and has guided on every continent.
As one of the founders of Soldiers to Summits, Charley has been involved in many aspects of the organization since its inception, including leadership positions for most of our expeditions. He currently serves as Soldiers to Summits Senior Advisor.
In addition to his experiential guiding experience, Charley combines his years of business knowledge and nonprofit management experience to help strengthen the S2S programming and proudly serve our country’s veterans.