Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2011’

Legends of American Mountaineering to be Honored

Our second annual Hall of Mountaineering Excellence gala and award ceremony for the American Mountaineering Museum is coming up fast, …

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A First Ascent? Possibly. A Great Time? Definitely.

It’s not easy to find many new climbs in Colorado, especially fairly easy, long, alpine routes. But, I think my …

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Conrad Anker attempts to free climb the notorious Second Step on the Northeast Ridge of Everest on May 17, 1999. Dave Hahn belays him immediately below. Photo by Jake Norton.

George Mallory and the Second Step: A Red Herring?

I’ve been slowly having my archive of slides – some 15,000 from past shoots and expeditions – scanned by ScanCafe. …

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Tibet Gets New National Parks

According to the Chinese People's Daily, Tibet will be getting 3 new national parks as part of a new 5-year …

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Peter Whittaker cutting turns in Antarctica.

Awesome Video from Antarctica

You probably saw the photos from our January, 2011, expedition to Antarctica, and read some of the blog posts from …

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Watch Jake Norton Live Tonight!

I'm in Massachusetts now, getting ready to speak tonight at Berkshire School, an amazing prep school in western Massachusetts.  A …

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Tom Waits in the Hall of Fame

This bit has nothing at all to do with mountains, aside from the fact that Tom Waits' gravelly voice rasps …

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