mark jenkins http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Writer Mark Jenkins speaks about a recent assignment in Asia http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/writer-mark-jenkins-speaks-about-recent-assignment-asia <p>We’re joined now by Mark Jenkins of Laramie. He recently went to a remote area in Asia for a story for National Geographic.&nbsp; He speaks with Willow Belden.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 22:59:54 +0000 Willow Belden 51630 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Writer Mark Jenkins speaks about a recent assignment in Asia Laramie’s Mark Jenkins discusses his Everest trip http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/laramie-s-mark-jenkins-discusses-his-everest-trip <p>Laramie resident Mark Jenkins returned to Wyoming after climbing Mount Everest in May 2012.</p><p><a href="http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/laramie-s-mark-jenkins-discusses-his-recent-everest-trip">Read More &amp; Listen to Story</a></p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 16:26:50 +0000 Willow Belden 33311 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Laramie’s Mark Jenkins discusses his Everest trip Laramie’s Mark Jenkins discusses his recent Everest trip http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/laramie-s-mark-jenkins-discusses-his-recent-everest-trip <p>Laramie resident Mark Jenkins recently returned to Wyoming after climbing Mount Everest. Jenkins is a travel writer for Outside Magazine and a contributor to National Geographic … and he joins us now to discuss his experience. He says Everest expeditions are long -- typically two months or even longer.</p> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 21:28:19 +0000 Willow Belden 25946 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Laramie’s Mark Jenkins discusses his recent Everest trip Laramie man reaches the summit of Mount Everest http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/laramie-man-reaches-summit-mount-everest <p>Laramie resident Mark Jenkins has reached the summit of Mount Everest.</p><p>Jenkins reached the summit of the world&#39;s highest mountain on<br />Thursday. He called his wife by satellite phone from a lower camp a<br />few hours later.</p><p>The University of Wyoming announced Jenkins&#39; achievement. He<br />first attempted to climb the mountain in 1986 when he was a<br />graduate student at the university. He&#39;s a writer-in-residence for<br />the UW master&#39;s degree program in creative writing.</p> Fri, 25 May 2012 20:16:04 +0000 Associated Press 24619 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Laramie man reaches the summit of Mount Everest