Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2007’


Ethics on Everest…and in all our lives.

Find someone in need. A relative. A friend. A stranger.

Stop your daily business for a moment. Reach out to that person. See what you can do to help them.

They will be thankful for it, and so will you.

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Keeping the dream alive…

In his blog Productivity, Performance, Fitness, and a work/life balance, Jason Womack posted today about visualizing one’s goals and ambitions …

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Paving the way to Mount Everest

As seems to be customary, the Chinese government is couching this latest project in the language of development and benefit for the masses. In his blog, Johnson quotes Tibet Autonomous Region chairman Qiangba Puncog:

…we are building the road in order to facilitate visitors to Mt. Everest.

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Everest Rocks trek in October

Entertainment insurance executive James Chippendale and music icon Mike Peters of the Welsh band The Alarm know about fighting. Both …

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George Mallory’s Words on His Birthday

How to get the best of it all? One must conquer, achieve, get to the top; one must know the end to be convinced that one can win the end — to know there’s no dream that mustn’t be dared…Is this the summit, crowning the day? How cool and quiet! We’re not exultant; but delighted, joyful, soberly astonished. Have we vanquished an enemy? None but ourselves. Have we gained success? That word means nothing here. Have we won a kingdom? No…and yes. We have achieved an ultimate satisfaction…fulfilled a destiny. To struggle and to understand — never this last without the other; such is the law.

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The Heroism of “Failure”

In today’s Aspen Times, the editors ran an editorial congratulating Aspen climber and skier Mike Marolt on his recent Everest …

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Mallory & Irvine and the Second Step

It was 83 years ago today that George Leigh Mallory and Andrew Comyn Irvine took their final, fateful steps up the Northeast Ridge on Mount Everest, hoping to reach the 29,035 foot Top of the World…and become the first people to do so.

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Colorado Getaways clip on Jake Norton…online now!

I heard from many of you over the weekend who were able to catch Doug Whitehead’s piece on Colorado Getaways …

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Jake Norton on CBS, ABC, and elsewhere!

It’s been a busy Everest season, and even though I was not on the mountain this year, I ended up …

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