The MountainWorld Blog by Jake Norton

The MountainWorld Blog by Jake Norton

Off to Nepal & Tibet!

It is Friday evening, I am wrapping up at the office after a hectic week of talks, flights, travel, packing, …

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Off to Nepal & Tibet!

Well, the time is finally here. I am out of the office today, and off to Nepal on Sunday morning. …

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Gurla Route on Google Earth!

For those of you who have Google Earth and are interested in seeing our climbing route through this interface, I …

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The Team

The IMG Gurla Mandhata 2006 Expedition is comprised of a great team of people from all around. They are: Jake …

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Expedition Itinerary

The following is our itinerary for the expedition plus some additional information on the specific places, sights, and activities for …

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About the Expedition & Gurla Mandhata

Mt. Gurla Mandhata or Naimona’nyiNalakankar Himal, Tibet7,728 meters/25,502 feetAutumn, 2006 While Mount Everest is in many ways still the zenith …

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Introduction

Welcome to the Gurla Mandhata 2006 Expedition blog. Here you will find information about the 2006 Expedition, team biographies, climb …

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Gurla Mandhata Blog is LIVE!

I finally got the blog for the IMG Gurla Mandhata 2006 Expedition up and running. You can view it and …

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Snow Leopard returns to Khumbu!

Wildlife researchers from the University of Illinois-Chicago are convinced the rare and elusive snow leopard (Uncia uncia) has returned to …

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Photos

I have uploaded a bunch of my favorite – or just fun – shots already to the "Random Images" gallery …

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