Author Archive for: ‘Jake Norton’

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JAKE NORTON ACCEPTS POST AS BRADFORD WASHBURN MUSEUM DIRECTOR

It’s been a busy couple of months… Jake Norton Accepts Post as Bradford Washburn Museum Director Western Hemisphere’s only major …

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Believe in your Dreams

I was 8 years old when I began dreaming about climbing Mount Everest. I had support from my family to …

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Mount Nuptse and the shoulder of Mount Everest glow in the light of sunset and reflect in a pool in Gorak Shep at the foot of Kala Pattar, Solu-Khumbu Region, Nepal.

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

The following is an article I wrote for the “Trail & Timberline“, the magazine of the Colorado Mountain Club. It …

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Visit your local library…

Well, it's been a while since my last post. Excuse for me? Traveling like crazy…! I've had keynotes in California, …

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Everest Rocked! Relive the adventure and help fight cancer worldwide…

As many of you know, I was fortunate enough to help guide and to be the photographer for last year's …

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Hot, Flat, & Crowded – a rare dip into politics for this blog…

As you regular MountainWorld Blog readers know, I generally stay away from politics. It's not that I don't have my …

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Test Your Mountain IQ at Granite Chief

Herb & Treas Manning, the owners of the Granite Chief stores in Truckee & Squaw Valley, California, have been running …

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The Wisdom (& Wit) of Tom Waits

If you don't already know the music and mind of Tom Waits…you should. To me, he's one of the great …

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It’s not about death…but about life, and how to live…

By now, many of you have probably heard of Dr. Randy Pausch and his amazing "The Last Lecture". But, if …

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In the Footsteps of Sir Ernest Shackleton

I have long been a fan of Sir Ernest Shackleton and his odyssey in the Antarctic as leader of the …

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