ExplorersWeb Ambassadors

The ExplorersWeb Ambassadors are some of the most exceptional athletes, explorers and guides active in the realm of extreme adventure. While demonstrating significant achievements in the area of exploration or extreme adventure, our ambassadors assist ExWeb with their deep understanding of the history, context and current situation of their specific segment of extreme adventure or exploration.

Ryan Waters


Ryan Waters is a professional mountaineer, mountain guide, polar explorer and owner of Mountain Professionals. Ryan has guided and personally explored the world over. He is the first American to complete the True Adventurers Grand Slam, by skiing full unsupported expeditions to the North and South Poles and guiding the Seven Summits. He also completed the first unsupported/unassisted ski traverse of Antarctica and has guided another full South Pole unsupported expedition. Ryan is a veteran of over 20 expeditions to the Himalaya including 11 summits on 8000 meter mountains.