Jake Norton finds a complex conflict and cloudier relationship between sacred divinity and economic pollution on the Ganges.
Jake Norton reflects on the traffic of India in his latest recap of the Ganges source-to-sea expedition after a return from the subcontinent.
Eddie Bauer guides Jake Norton and David Morton set out on an expedition to Chaukhamba IV, an unclimbed 7,000-meter peak in India at the head of the Gangotri Glacier with a clean water mission to follow the Ganges from its source to the sea.
Jake Norton discovers the source of his Challenge21 mission to climb 21 of the world’s highest peaks to support global access to clean drinking water.
By Jake Norton For me, guiding has always been about the mental and physical challenges associated with getting people up mountains, especially when they have little-to-no previous climbing experience. This makes climbing richer, fuller, more rewarding. It no longer is about me, but rather about others, about relationships, about teaching, empathizing and working together
SUMMIT DAY AUDIO DISPATCH #03 Everest Dispatch #63 Transcript: Jake Norton, Expedition Photographer (JN): Yes, I copy you Linden. Just trying to get in touch with Peter. I’m up on the South summit trying to figure out where they are. Over. Linden Mallory, Base Camp Manager (LM): Copy that JK. Once you get a location […]
Everest Dispatch #53 May 13, 2009 Basecamp … 17,500 ft. By Jake Norton I’m scared of Mount Everest. There, I said it. In fact, I’m scared of most mountains I climb