Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Longest Day..

Excerpt from my field journal… 1-24-2016 “We climbed the neighboring mountain that has a distinct peak shape that usually marks our way back to camp. The walk to the valley between it and another seemed to take forever. Hiking up … Continue reading

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Life at Winter Base Camp

Mornings are the hardest part of the day. Night temperatures drop to -40C (and sometimes even as low as -50) so willing myself out of my cozy sleeping bag takes extra effort.┬áDuring the day, a ger can be kept warm … Continue reading

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