The MountainWorld Blog by Jake Norton

The MountainWorld Blog by Jake Norton

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Nepal headed for peace…

On Tuesday, the Nepalese government and the Maoist insurgency, led by Prachanda, came to a monumental meeting of the minds with the Maoists agreeing to lay down their arms in exchange for a legitimate position in the interim parliament.

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Fear & Survival

Fear is a double-edged sword, capable of either overwhelming and paralyzing us, or focusing all our energies and strength on the job at hand, on ensuring success.

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Upcoming events in Colorado!

As I mentioned in an earlier post, my work is in a new book published by the American Himalayan Foundation …

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Listen to Jake’s Live Interview on Midday Utah!

I had the opportunity to speak live with Diane Maggipinto on NPR member station KCPW in Salt Lake City, Utah, …

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Everest Summit Panorama

I just came across a beautiful panorama view from the summit of Mount Everest on the website www.panoramas.dk. You can …

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Hear Jake on KCPW!

Beginning at 9:10 AM tomorrow, October 26, 2006, I will be featured in a live interview with Diane Maggipinto on …

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Colorado PTA Flag atop Gurla Mandhata!

As an official partner of Colorado PTA, I agreed to take the Colorado PTA official flag with me to the …

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Jake’s work in new book by American Himalayan Foundation

I have always admired the American Himalayan Foundation and their commitment to – and success in – bettering the lives …

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Tibetan refugees shot on Nangpa La pass near Cho Oyu

We made a safe return from the IMG Gurla Mandhata 2006 Expedition after making what we believe is the first …

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Back home safely

Not a quick journey, but after driving 3 days across Tibet, bumping across the border in Zhangmu, catching up with …

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