EVENT: Whitney in a Day Clinic--FREE!Posted by Adventure 16 | 04.20.2018
Jack Northam, who will be 71 years-old on June 1, has been to the summit 170 times--including a three summits from Lone Pine and back (45 miles)! What's even more impressive is that he first summited Whitney when he was 50. Since then Jack has also successfully completed six doubles. (Portal to summit to Portal to summit to Portal.) Betsy Northam, who is now 68 years old, first summited when she was 9 and has been to the summit 61 times!
Are these professional mountain climbers you wonder? Nope! They're your average folks. Jack is a roofing contractor and former Associate Head Coach at Point Loma Nazarene University. Betsy is the Receptionist/Events Assistant for the Department of Music at Point Loma Nazarene University.
What's their secret? Do you have what it takes to do it too? Come find out! FREE!
Happy 1/2 Hour: 6:30pm; Presentation: 7pm
Wednesday, June 6: A16 San Diego Store
Thursday, June 7: A16 Solana Beach Store
Friday, June 8: A16 West L.A .Store
Betsy and Jack plan on celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on top of Whitney Thursday, August 30, 2018. Everyone is invited, you just have to get on top of the mountain.
Click here to read an article about Jack and Betsy Northam in SignOn San Diego in May 2010.