Category Archive for: ‘News’

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Connecting need with supply in Nepal

Sometimes even a tiny impact can help, and in a crisis situation like the one unfolding daily in Nepal, those …

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Marty Schmidt at Camp 2 on Mount Everest, 2012.

In Memoriam: Marty & Denali Schmidt

Positive energy…those two descriptors, in tandem and alone, are what come to mind immediately when I think of Marty Schmidt. …

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Edward Norton’s “Donate to Drink” Video features Jake Norton’s Images

Edward Norton – no not my father, although his name is Edward Norton, too, and, also not Teddy Norton of …

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Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Rocks Nepal…When is the next one?

A massive, magnitude 6.9 earthquake rocked the far eastern region of Nepal yesterday, along its border with the Indian state …

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Climb For Sudan: Determination for a Great Cause

As many of you know, I was honored a few months back when Joe Rogers and Nick Spivey asked me …

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5Point Film Festival This Weekend!

It's been a while since I've posted here at The MountainWorld blog; life has been particularly busy with the lead …

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Introducing Challenge21: 21 Peaks, 7 Continents, 3 Years…Water For People

As a climber and photographer for some 20 years, I've had the opportunity to climb on many of the world's …

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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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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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