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Meteorite Mission

When former Chugach heli-ski guide Eric Henderson fell while skiing Alaska's Meteorite Mountain in 2009, he sustained a career-ending injury. On April 11, 2014, he returned.

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Meteorite from the road, shot through binoculars, on a scouting mission. Read Henderson's interview here.

Meteorite from the road, shot through binoculars, on a scouting mission. Read Henderson’s interview here.

Jamie Laidlaw and Donny Roth approaching the face at 7:30 am on April 11, 2014.

Jamie Laidlaw and Donny Roth approaching the face at 7:30 am on April 11, 2014.

Meteorite's face.

Meteorite’s face.

Jamie Laidlaw starting the boot pack. He led the group up the face for 2,000 feet. Read Henderson's interview here.

Jamie Laidlaw starting the boot pack. He led the group up the face for 2,000 feet. Read Henderson’s interview here.

Jamie Laidlaw nears the top of Meteorite's face.

Jamie Laidlaw nears the top of Meteorite’s face.

Eric Henderson at 10:00 am on April 14, 2014, after skiing the run that nearly killed him in 2009.

Eric Henderson at 10:00 am on April 14, 2014, after skiing the run that nearly killed him in 2009.

From left: Cody Barnhill, Marshal Thomson, Donny Roth, Jamie Laidlaw, Eric Henderson. Read Henderson's interview here.

From left: Cody Barnhill, Marshal Thomson, Donny Roth, Jamie Laidlaw, Eric Henderson. Read Henderson’s interview here.