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 the frustrations, exhilarations, awe and sadness of the Rwenzori Mountains expedition.
On completing the Rwenzori leg of Challenge21, guide Jake Norton recaps the effort with thanks to the team.
The team summits Margherita Glacier, but celebrations are dampened by altitude sickness and then tragic news.
As he prepares to summit, guide Jake Norton reflects on why we climb mountains.
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
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.