The MountainWorld Blog by Jake Norton

The MountainWorld Blog by Jake Norton

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Don’t Get Happy!

This article appears in my Winter, 2008, e-newsletter. If you’d like to receive the MountainWorld News delivered to your inbox, …

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Don’t Get Happy!

This article appears in my Winter, 2008, e-newsletter. If you’d like to receive the MountainWorld News delivered to your inbox, …

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Quote for the Day: Barack Obama

I’m asking you to believe. Not just in my ability to bring about change in Washington … I’m asking you to believe in yours. -Barack Obama

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Mallory returns to Everest…

Well, no, not the George Mallory of Everest fame, lore, and legend, but the Mallory family of Barrie, Ontario, Canada. …

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Climbers on Ama Dablam, Nepal

While on the Everest Rocks trek, I ran into my friend Justin Merle, who was guiding a climb of Ama …

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Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum grand opening!!

As many of you know from my blog and my newsletter, I am fortunate enough to be Chairman of the …

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Video Tribute to Mallory & Irvine

I came across this video the other day on YouTube. Quite a nice tribute to Mallory & Irvine, and including …

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Quotations from Sir Edmund Hillary, 1919-2008

You don’t have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things – to compete. You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated.

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Sir Edmund Hillary, 1919-2008: Everest, Exploration, & Humanitarian Legend

The world has lost another great figure in exploration and Everest history with today’s passing of Sir Edmund Hillary. Hillary, …

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The Mountain Aesthetic: An Interview with Robert MacFarlane

Today I came across a wonderful interview with Robert MacFarlane – a professor of English at Emmanuel College, Cambridge and …

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