Shop Eddie Bauer: Men Women Kids Outerwear Gear Sale
The Cause: Jake Norton Discovers the Source of His Challenge21 Clean Water Mission
Posted on January 11, 2013

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.

Mountain Guide Jake Norton Reflects on Big Challenges, Bigger Rewards
Posted on May 17, 2010

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

6:00am, May 19, Nepal time – 28,700 ft.
Posted on May 18, 2009

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 […]

Excitement Builds – Team to Launch Summit Bid Tomorrow
Posted on May 13, 2009

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

May 1 — Team Pays Tribute to First American Ascent of Everest
Posted on May 1, 2009

Everest Dispatch #39 May 1, 2009 Everest Basecamp By Jake Norton I probably shouldn’t have accepted the toast from Dave Hahn … after all, red wine with antibiotics to treat a deep-seated chest infection is perhaps not doctor recommended.

Behind The Scenes: Keeping Up With The Climbers
Posted on April 30, 2009

Everest Dispatch #38 April 30, 2009 By Jake Norton, Expedition Photographer It sounds pretty romantic, and lots of people envy my job. And, I must admit, I’m pretty happy with what I do for a living

Sherpa And The Culture Of Nepal
Posted on April 17, 2009

Everest Dispatch #24 By Jake Norton Sherpa. It’s a name that we hear with increasing frequency in popular diction worldwide. But who are the Sherpa, and the sherpa, for that matter? The answer to this is as complex as the country in which they reside