Category Archive for: ‘Expeditions’

The Northern Picket Range, North Cascades, Washington

Off to the Mongo Ridge

In 1958, my great uncle, Roe Duke Watson, made the first ascent of the West Peak of Mount Fury in …

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Challenge21 – Kilimanjaro 2014

As many of your know, since 2011 I’ve launched 5 expeditions to mountains around the world, from the Rwenzori Mountains …

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Bhagirathi Peaks from Sundarvan Basecamp, Gangotri Glacier, Garhwal Himalaya, India. Photo © Jake Norton.

Following the Ganges from Source to Sea

My first piece written for Matador Network, the web’s largest travel magazine, featuring travel writing, photography, and film. Much more …

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Antarctica Panorama by Jake Norton.

Massive Panorama from Antarctica’s Vinson Massif

Going through the archives again, I came upon this panorama I shot in 2011 on the Branscomb Glacier in Antarctica. …

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A man prays in the brackish waters of the Hoogly (Ganges) River as it nears the Bay of Bengal at Fairley Ghat, Kolkata, India.

Thursday Thought: Ganges, Revered and Reviled

I’m putting together a presentation on the Himalaya and the Ganges River today for my daughter’s first grade class, and …

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The Bhagirathi (Ganges) River roars through the narrow valley of Gangotri, Uttarakhand, India.

Thursday Thought – The Indian Tapestry: No Single Story

“You will always cherish it. It’s like India – you’ll never see only those old, broken, and dirty threads again, …

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A woman prays at Ganga Sagar, the sacred spot in the Sundarban Islands where the Ganges River meets the sea. Photo © Jake Norton.

Flowing with the Ganges

Live now on the Eddie Bauer “Live Your Adventure” blog is my final post on #GangaS2S, the epic journey David …

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Jake Norton and Pete McBride testing the upper reaches of the Ganges River near the base of the spectacular peak named Shivling. Photo © David Morton.

Ganga: Revered and Reviled by David Morton

David Morton, my partner along with Pete McBride on the #GangaS2S Expedition this autumn, wrote a great post on the …

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Traffic Flows through India

Now live on the Eddie Bauer “Live Your Adventure” blog is a post I wrote on the chaos – and …

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Water Power

This post, which went unpublished, was written in Tapovan, a stunning meadow camp above Gaumukh on the Gangotri Glacier, on …

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