Meet Jim Morrison, alleged husband of skier and adventurer Hilaree Nelson. After the recent heartbreaking news, people inquired, if they were married. If they shared any children together? Learn about Jim Morrison, his job, his late ex-wife, and more in this article.
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Meet Jim Morrison, Skier Hilaree Nelson Alleged Husband
Jim Morrison and skier Hilaree Nelson were romantic partners. According to Sports Illustrated, they met each other formally on a ski trip to descend from Mount Makalu in 2015. Jim knew two other crew members, as for Hilaree he saw her from the podium, years before in Chamonix.
They can be spotted together as early as 2015 on Instagram. In September 2015, when he featured Hilaree on his IG, he captioned the post, “We made it up to Camp 2 today and left a tent and a bunch of gear. Amazing views of Everest and Lhotse with lots of snow from the south col up. @hilareeoneill #SkiMakalu2015“.
They were in Nepal at the time. However, they weren’t in a relationship at the time. We suspect that they started seeing each other when Hilaree, Jim, and Hilaree’s kids started hiking and rock climbing which was in 2017. So, sometime in 2017, their professional relationship took a romantic turn.
On Thank’s Giving 2019, Hilaree posted a selfie of the two and announced, “Happy Thanksgiving! So thankful for this guy, for my children, friends, and family.”
A few days after New Year’s Day 2020, Hilaree wrote on her IG, “I’ve been on a lot of adventures with @jimwmorrison, and each one, whether big or small, easy or terrifying, has been memorable.”
She added more, “While we haven’t spent quality time in a tent or shivering on the side of a mountain since #lhotseski2018, the time has come to go expeditioning again. I am ready for another hunker down in our tiny 2-person sleeping bag, single-wall tent, pee bottle in hand, freeze-dried foods, wind and snow, black and white landscape, games of hearts, one-of-a-kind adventure.”
Hilaree concluded, “Swipe to the second picture for one of our most memorable expeditions together to Denali. (The sign on the far left that says “Cassin or Bust” was also our team name registered with the forest service)”
On Jim’s birthday in December 2020, Hilaree wished him, “Another lap around the ☀️ today for @jimmorrison. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! 🎊 I ❤️ you to the moon. It’s been a wild and unique year but your energy and positivity never cease to amaze me.”
Likewise, Jim also wished Hilaree on her birthday via an IG post. On 12 December 2020, Jim posted on his IG, ” It’s @hilareenelson 38th birthday and she’s never looked better 😍 Here’s to many more awkward, heavy, matchy moments with you in our charmed life together.”
Were Jim Morrison And Hilaree Nelson Even Married?
No, Jim Morrison and Hilaree Nelson weren’t married at the time of her passing. Neither of them mentioned on their socials that they tied the knots in a private ceremony or anything similar to that. When news outlets covered the news of her death, they referred to Jim as her partner, not her husband.
Moreover, in Jim’s post, he addressed Hilaree as his lover and best friend but not his wife. So, they likely didn’t tie the knots.
Hilaree Nelson was previously married to her ex-husband Brian O’Neill. Whereas, Jim Morrison was married to his late wife Katie Morrison. They shared two children; Hannah and Wyatt Morrison. His wife died in a tragic plane accident on 20 March 2011 at the age of 37.
Jim and Katie met in California where they fell in love with each other. They’d first crossed paths at a Tahoe house party. He was just off crutches after blowing an ACL. She appraised his leg and told him she’d walked on to the Georgetown hoops team. ACLs aren’t so bad, she said, so get off the couch and stop complaining.
Jim had sparred back, as alphas do, launching into a soliloquy on something or other.
They married in September 2000. Katie worked in commercial real estate in the Reno and Tahoe markets — becoming a founding member and President of a local chapter of CREW (Women in Commercial Real Estate). She and Jim shared a love of the outdoors, where they spent free time hiking, camping, skiing, and flying.
In 2015, as they ascended from Makalu, the four-team spent long days at a series of base camps, adjusting to the altitude. They passed time by playing cards and watching movies.
One afternoon, while watching Castaway on an iPad inside a tent, Morrison broke down. He saw himself in the film: a man forced to cast away everything from his life, until nothing remained. He thought of Katie, and the kids. He began crying and then talking, telling Nelson—practically a stranger—the story of the accident and the years after. How he blamed himself. How he felt guilty that he was alive. Nelson sat there, she recalls, “trying not to insert myself, just to listen.”
They never made the summit of Makalu, thwarted by the threat of avalanches.
Did Hilaree Nelson And Jim Morrison Have Sons?
No, Hilarree Nelson and Jim Morrison don’t share any children. However, Hilaree has two boys from her previous marriage. Her oldest son Frederick Quinn ONeill is also adventurous like his mother. Quinn turned 15 years old in July 2022.
Hilaree’s younger son Grayden ONeill is currently 12 years old.
Jim Morrison Age
Born in December 1974, Jim Morrison is 47 years old (as of Sept 2022). He celebrates his birthday on 7 December.
Jim Morrison Job
Jim Morrison owns a construction company named Jim Morrison Construction in Truckee, California. A California licensed contractor, JMC offers full-service custom home construction. Clients can expect “budget and timeline development, Coordination and collaboration with architects, Subcontractor selection and management (including architects and designers if you have not already selected them), Open communication and updates on your project from day one to move-in day, and Complete building services from framing and exteriors to interior carpentry and finish selection”.
You can also connect with them on Facebook.
His company bio reads, “Builder, adventurer, pilot, philanthropist, long time Tahoe resident. Jim founded the company and has been building homes in the Truckee / North Lake Tahoe area since 1999. He’s passionate about helping his clients build their dream ‘Tahoe lifestyle’ home.”
Talking about Jim’s adventurous side, it all started during the 1980s. his family enjoyed a pleasant middle-class existence in Walnut Creek, Calif. Jim, and his older brother, John, deconstructed cardboard boxes and slid down near-vertical hills at the base of Mount Diablo.
Mountains captivated him. By his senior year in high school, Jim had finagled an “independent study” project on the slopes in Tahoe. After trying college—it didn’t take—he began entering extreme skiing competitions, finishing seventh at the 1998 European championships, in Chamonix. He saw a life unfolding: backcountry trips, sponsors, a world devoid of traditional responsibilities.
Where Is Jim Morrison From?
Jim Morrison hailed from Walnut Creek, California. He calls Truckee, California his current residence where he has been living for more than 20 years.
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