Category Archive for: ‘Quotes’

Thursday Thought: No Child Left Inside

Kick the can. Climbing trees. Falling in ponds and catching frogs. Climbing rocks and skinning knees. Brushing it all off …

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Thursday Thought: A Commencement Inspiration for The Bosque School

 I was honored beyond words that the students of The Bosque School in Albuquerque, New Mexico, not only remembered by …

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Thursday Thought: Climbing, Kids, & The Mountaineer’s Will

I'm often asked if having children – I now have two – has changed my climbing in any way. And, …

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Thursday Thought: Dan Pink on Autonomy & 21st Century Business

It was cold, brutally cold. The kind of cold that one only seems to find in the depth of February …

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Overdue Thursday Thought: Simone Moro and the Ethics of Everest

As many of you know, Everest, and the ethical issues surrounding it, have long been a part of my dialogue …

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Thursday Thought: Taking the Path of Obliquity

We've all heard it before, those famous words of Robert Frost about the path less traveled by making all the …

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Thursday Thought: On Time in Kathmandu

It's that time of year again…in the next few weeks, tens of thousands of people – climbers, trekkers, and tourists …

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Thursday Thought: Ego and Thoughts on the Top

I don't know who said it…Perhaps I did. But, regardless, I try to live by it: Life is too short …

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Thursday Thought: Gaston R├ębuffat On Guiding

Q: What's the difference between a large pizza and a mountain guide? A: A large pizza can feed a family …

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The upper parts of "Childhood's End" on Big Rock Candy Mountain, Colorado.

Thursday Thought: The Storm Years

Note and apology: This Thursday Thought was supposed to come out last Thursday, January 21, 2010, but in my sick …

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