Telluride Extreme Skier And Mountaineer Hilaree Nelson O’Neill Talks About What Makes Her Tick

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Photo: Climber Hilaree Nelson PBS

Hilaree Nelson O'Neill is an extreme skier and mountaineer from Telluride. She's climbed Mount Everest and ridden some of the toughest snow in Colorado. A legend in the extreme sports community, she's featured in an episode of the PBS series "Kingdoms of the Sky." The show explores the people and animals that live in three iconic ranges: the Himalayas, the Andes and the Rockies.