Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2007’

Bamboo Fence, Japan

A simple bamboo fence arcs into the forest of Yoyogi-koen Park near downtown Tokyo, Japan. As my client and I …

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Teamwork Revisited

This is a point I stress in my keynote presentations: to succeed on a mountain – be it a physical or metaphorical one – teamwork is essential. Each and every member of the team must be selflessly dedicated to the end goal. No one can be out for their own best interest, no one can be looking out for number one at the expense of the team goals.

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King Penguins

King Penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) bickering at Gold Harbor, South Georgia Island. I had just finished co-leading a team of adventurers …

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Welcome to MountainWorld Photography…

Welcome to MountainWorld Photography, where you will find images by me (photographer Jake Norton) along with descriptions of the images …

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Reaching Your Resolutions

Reaching Your Resolutions It’s that time of year again. The New Year – 2007 – is well upon us, and …

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NikonNet Feature on Jake Norton’s Photography

The NikonNet feature on me and my photography in their Inside the Image section has gone live. This section, designed …

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Feature article on Jake in Nikon World Magazine

I am quite honored to have been featured in the Winter 2007 issue of Nikon World Magazine in an article …

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Interview with Jake on “The Commentator”

Just before the holidays, I posted some thoughts on an article – Mount Everest is Man’s Mental Achilles Heel – …

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In Memoriam: Bradford Washburn, 1910-2007

With great sadness I received the news this morning that Bradford Washburn, an inspirational man, climber, photographer, and academic with …

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Mallory’s Insights on the Mountains

George Mallory has always been known not only for his climbing prowess and mysterious disappearance on Everest with Irvine in …

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