Jim Davidson 2017-12-13T19:51:28+00:00

Project Description

Jim DavidsonJim Davidson

Rally Your Resilience

Jim Davidson is a climber, author and international speaker who shares lessons distilled from a lifetime of mountain adventures and rescues.  he has scaled peaks across the United States and on high-altitude expeditions to Alaska, Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Mexico, Nepal and Tibet.   He has summitted the sixth highest peak in the world, cho oyu at 26,906′.  As a mountain climber and expedition leader for 30 years, Jim is an expert in resilience.

He is the co-author of the adventure memoir “The Ledge: An Adventure Story of Friendship and Survival on Mount Rainier” (2011, Random House/ Ballantine Books).  His amazing survival story is featured in the “Killer Crevasse” episode of the TV show “I Shouldn’t Be Alive” (2011, airs regularly on Animal Planet & Discovery Network).

Blending his twenty years of environmental consulting business success with his epic adventure experiences, Jim shares uplifting messages about resilience and teamwork that inspire organizations and professional audiences to reach the summits in their lives.

Topic Titles

Rally Your Resilience – Reach Your Summits in Business and Life!

Expedition Execution – Getting Big Things Done

Resilient Leadership & Engaged Teamwork

Surviving Storms – Overcoming Adversity

Everest Resilience


The Ledge: An Adventure Story of Friendship and Survival on Mount Rainier (Jim Davidson & Kevin Vaughan, 2011)

List of Past Clients

  • Newmont Mining
  • Meeting Professionals International
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Conagra
  • Northern Illinois University
  • International Association of Ice Cream Vendors
  • National Geographic Society
  • OppenheimerFunds
  • Colorado Society of Association Executives
  • Wells Fargo
  • Penn State
  • U.S. Office of Personnel Management