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I have long admired the grit and determination of Joe Simpson. From Wikipedia: Joe Simpson (born 1960) is an English mountaineer, author and motivational speaker. He is best known for his book Touching the Void and the 2003 film adaptation …

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Background Jöttnar was born in Arctic Norway and is the creation of two former Royal Marine commandos and lifelong mountaineers, climbers and skiers. As commandos, Tommy and Steve specialised in mountain and extreme cold weather warfare, often training in the …

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It’s almost time for WWDC17, this year in San Jose, CA instead of San Francisco. I haven’t been in several years because my lottery skills are obviously lacking. I managed to score one this year and I’m pretty excited. What …

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I’ve been bitten by the Mount Everest bug – just the very idea of it – for a number of years. I worked on a sherpa-inspired work project a many, many years ago and that got me initially interested in the …

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San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the financial, cultural, and transportation center of the San Francisco Bay Area, a region of 7.5 million people which includes San Jose and Oakland. The only consolidated city-county in …

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