Author Archive for: ‘Jake Norton’

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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Earliest European view of Everest found in Kew Archives

This is pretty cool: A sketch of the Everest region, dating to roughly 1848, was recently discovered in the archives …

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Heading Home & Final Thoughts on Antarctica

I just sent off a final, final dispatch from our adventure in Antarctica. I'm sitting in my hotel room in …

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Another Fun First Ascent in Antarctica

Got a surprising spell of good weather yesterday, which allowed the Ilyushin to come in and shuttle out the first …

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A Final Post from Antarctica

Weather has settled in here at Union Glacier camp in Antarctica, and we’re grounded for probably 4 days or so. …

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A Small First Ascent

It’s not often that we get an opportunity to go to an area and do a first ascent, especially of …

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A Small First Ascent

It’s not often that we get an opportunity to go to an area and do a first ascent, especially of …

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