Jimmy Chin, world famous professional photographer, climber, and mountaineer recently sat down with former Navy SEAL, Mark Davine to discuss a variety of topics on Mark's Unbeatable Mind podcast. The pairing talk about Chin's climbing feats, cheating death, and his work as a filmmaker.
The interview is well worth throwing on during your commute as it's fascinating to hear Jimmy reflect about his career and Mark proves to be a good interviewer. It's amazing to hear two people from different worlds find common ground.
Mt. Everest's summit season is off to a tragic start, as the body of an Indian man was spotted earlier this morning, marking the fourth fatality of the weekend on the world's highest peak. Sherpa rescuers have spotted the body of the missing climber, Ravi Kumar. The body was impossible to retrieve as he'd fallen 650 ft. below his intended route. Climbers from the United States, Australia, and Slovakia also died en route trying to summit Everest this weekend. Bad weather conditions had
Sitting on a chairlift, wind ripped at Alpha Barrie’s face. Halfway through one of the most challenging months of his life, the 24-year-old Sierra Leone native was beginning to wonder if he’d ever see the sun again. But that morning, Grand Targhee’s fog lifted, and upon reaching the top of Dreamcatcher, Alpha beheld the full majesty of Teton Valley illuminated in golden light. “When the clouds cleared, it was one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever seen,” he said. Alpha Barrie came of
The 29 year old Spanish alpinist who had set speed records for summitting Mt. Kiliminjaro, Mt. Denali, Matterhorn and Mt. Blanc just reached the top of Everest, the world's highest peak in the fastest known time. Jornet left base camp, (elevation, 17,600) around 10:00 pm Saturday, May 20, and was then standing atop the summit midnight Sunday, or technically Monday morning, in just 26 hours after leaving base camp. He ascended the north face without the assistance of any extra oxygen or