Author Archive for: ‘Jake Norton’

At Vinson Basecamp

After a long day of travel, we made it to Vinson Basecamp. An amazing place! Check in on the First …

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Ready To Depart for Antarctica

We’re here in Punta Arenas; the entire team is doing well, excited, all our bags arrived, we’re packed, and ready …

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A Russian Ilyushin jet sits on the ice runway in Antarctica.

Away to Antarctica

It’s been a blitz of a holiday season, and I’m amazed at how the time has flown by. The last …

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Martina Navratilova Gets HAPE & A Rescue on Kilimanjaro

You hear it all the time: Kilimanjaro is just a hike…anyone can do it. Well, yes, it is just a hike …

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HikingBoots.com Logo Design Challenge: Win a MacBook Air, PS CS5, & some Boots!

HikingBoots.com Logo Design Challenge This is pretty cool for any of you designers out there: Submit a logo for consideration …

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Thursday Thought: Why Climb? Why Travel? Why Get Off The Couch?!

Why am I here? It's a common thought I have, and one that revisited me just two days ago while …

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The Dirty Himalaya

You don't have to be a rocket scientist to know that the high mountains of the world – replete with …

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A “New” Altitude Record from 1911 by Dr. Alexander Kellas

Dr. Alexander "Alec" Kellas is by no means a household name, nor is he known even to many climbers. But, …

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Don’t Miss These Cool Events at the American Mountaineering Center!

Mark your calendars for two great events at the American Mountaineering Center inGolden, Colorado, happening next week.  On November 16, …

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Aerial images by GeoEye of Everest with route and note overlays added by Jake Norton.

Everest from the Air…with Routes & Features

A lot of you were interested in the aerial image of Everest from GeoEye I blogged about last week. I …

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