The MountainWorld Blog by Jake Norton

The MountainWorld Blog by Jake Norton

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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The Search for Irvine, 2004

Each year, I have the opportunity to re-tell the story of famed Everest pioneers Mallory & Irvine to audiences around …

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Gurla Mandhata Expedition

Well, it has finally come together…The IMG Gurla Mandhata 2006 Expedition. I will be leading a team of 3 climbers …

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