Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2007’

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Discussions on Everest

The Everest climbing season for 2007 is well underway…and it is a busy one. Lots of expeditions and lots of …

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Super Sherpas – The Backbone of Himalayan Mountaineering

This spring on the slopes of Mount Everest a timely (and, in my opinion, long overdue) documentary will be created: …

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The Right Team

Recently, Fortune Magazine’s online section featured a Q&A with author (and climber) Jim Collins, who penned the great books Built …

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Everest gear, circa 1933

I came across this wonderful image from a 1933 advertisement for a new windsuit to be used on Mount Everest …

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Motivation through Hardship

Sometimes, the best lessons and the strongest motivations come from our hardest experiences in life. My friend Quinn Simons and …

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Tracks in the Sahara Desert, Morocco

Footsteps in the Sahara Desert of Morocco Footsteps at sunrise mark the red dunes of Erg Chagaga, 56 kilometers from …

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The Greatest Adventure

The greatest adventure of all…is any episode that involves a risking of self, and with it, a vulnerability that promises to transform us into something new and different. – Pico Iyer

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