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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.

Challenge21 Team Member Collin Barry Recaps the Expedition’s Frustrations and Exhilarations
Posted on September 28, 2011

Challenge21 team member Collin Barry recaps the the frustrations, exhilarations, awe and sadness of the Rwenzori Mountains expedition.

Challenge21: It’s All Thanks to the Team
Posted on August 29, 2011

On completing the Rwenzori leg of Challenge21, guide Jake Norton recaps the effort with thanks to the team.

Triumph, Teamwork, Tenacity, and Tragedy in the Rwenzori
Posted on August 26, 2011

The team summits Margherita Glacier, but celebrations are dampened by altitude sickness and then tragic news.

Challenge21: Thoughts from Near the Top
Posted on August 25, 2011

As he prepares to summit, guide Jake Norton reflects on why we climb mountains.

How Lucky We Are. In the Rwenzoris, Guide Jake Norton is Reminded of Life’s Good Fortunes
Posted on August 24, 2011

Guide Jake Norton is in Africa kicking off Challenge21, a four-year project in which he will attempt to climb the Triple Seven Summits—the three highest peaks on all seven continents. The challenge is an effort to draw funds and attention to one of the world’s greatest crises—water and sanitation

Jake Norton and Team Climb the Kilembe Trail in Uganda
Posted on August 23, 2011

Guide Jake Norton is in Africa for Challenge21, a four-year project in which he will attempt to climb the Triple Seven Summits—the three highest peaks on all seven continents.