Receive a Letter
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I have only made this letter longer because I have not had the time to make it shorter. ― Blaise Pascal, The Provincial Letters Sending mail has been at the core of my travels since I flew in a plane … Read More

Mountaineering School: Media
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Visit Project Main Page For those visiting this page, please take into consideration that resources in this region are extremely limited. We are very fortunate for the abilities of cell phones that have made it possible for these images and … Read More

World in 360 VR Experiences
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World in 360 Imagine a person that has been paralyzed their entire life scuba diving in caves, or a patient with Cerebral Palsy sailing a yacht, or a 93 year old ice climbing – or watching anyone do anything. With … Read More

Mapping Nepal Mountain Bike Trails
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In 2017 I presented my Become Your Hero talk in front of approximately 1,000 Nepali students in several high schools in Kathmandu. One individual named Tejson Kunwar reached out to me and described his passion for mountain biking – at … Read More

THRICE: Ice Climbing in Maine
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It’s almost routine now that plans for a big trip in Maine are dashed by a menacing blizzard. Of course, it does always provide for a good time anyway. In these three clips, we head out to three different places … Read More

Iraq Climbing and Mountaineering School
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This initiative sets out to establish the first public mountaineering and climbing program in the city of Sulaymaniyah, Iraq. Our mission coincides with the inclusion of climbing in the 2020 Olympics for the first time in history, which brings promise … Read More

The Nature of Mountains: Mt. Rainier
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I was not ready. Nearly six years ago I changed my life from a young student who spent 21 years sitting behind a desk in the classrooms of cities. I had always fantasized about being an explorer and, at a … Read More

Islands 4 Kids – Romania
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Islands 4 Kids is a Romanian project led by American Robert Jacobs that is building a home for orphans of the country. At Islands 4 Kids locations, children receive a safe place to live as well as basic skills training … Read More

Is Breathing Your Climbing Problem?
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Improper breathing in climbing can be very dangerous. Climbing is an activity that takes place in high altitudes, demands intense focus, uses extreme amounts of sustained energy, and requires solving complex problems against the clock. All of these things take … Read More

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