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Morromico Bay, Chocó, Colombia | July, 2018

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To See or Not To See? That is the question for Noel Odell.

On June 8, 1924, Noel Odell reported seeing George Mallory and Andrew Irvine high on the summit ridge of Mount Everest. Did he see them? Could he have seen them? And, where? Was he confused? A series of thoughts, interpretations, and photo analysis on the subject in today's post.

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A Fun Resolution

“What kind of training do you do?”  The question, innocent enough, has popped up innumerable times in my life. I never have an answer. Still don’t, because I honestly hate training. It takes the fun out of things, this training business.  Years ago, when my neighbor asked me if I was headed out training - […]

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Nan Shepherd & International Mountain Day

Nan Shepherd was ahead of her time, both in her mountain explorations and her insights and perspectives on the mountain realm. On this International Mountain Day 2022, here's a brief celebration of Nan, and of the mountains she cherished and told us so much about.

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The Sherpas (and sherpas) of Everest

It's that time of year again - another Everest season has begun, and the presses are churning. (Be sure to visit Explorer's Web for coverage and information.) For me, I am waiting to find out if I will be returning to the mountain this spring for a major film project. I cannot disclose the details […]

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The Search for Andrew Irvine, 2004

Jake Norton discovers a mystery camp high on the Northeast Ridge of Mount Everest - high altitude archaeology in action!

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