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Everest Clips: The West Ridge Defined
Posted on May 21, 2013

Tomorrow is the 50th anniversary of Tom Hornbein and Willi Unsoeld’s bold and visionary first ascent of the West Ridge of Mt. Everest, which has been called the greatest Himalayan climb in American mountaineering history.

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.

What Really Matters: Jake Norton Reflects on the Rwenzori
Posted on October 4, 2011

Guide Jake Norton offers perspective on climbing the Rwenzori Mountains for Water for People.

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.