1. Journey To Everest – Jim’s Account After Devastation

    Some things weigh heavier on the mind than others. Kathmandu, Nepal is 7,667 miles from Fort Collins, Colorado. As Americans we hear about natural disasters and tragedies that occur on the other side of the globe, and the initial shock of such events hits hard but generally are forgotten in a day or two. In the case of the massive earthquake that hit Nepal on Sunday, April 26th, I couldn't help b…Read More

  2. Journey To Everest – Fitness & Fortitude

    In everyone’s life, there are a few times when an enormous opportunity presents itself. The potential and rewards are so big, that you know that you simply MUST try. But, the challenges and risks loom even bigger. You might feel scared or hesitant. The tempting objective demands more than you have, more than you are. So, to succeed you must become more. My big, scary opportunity has arrived: In …Read More

  3. Journey To Everest – What’s It Worth?

    “Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.” -- Theodore Roosevelt Just ask Jim Davidson. For the past year or so, we have followed his preparation as he attempts to summit Mount Everest in the spri…Read More