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Climbing and Skiing the Hood

The opportunity arose to climb and ski an iconic Pacific Northwest volcano: Wy’east, more commonly known as Mount Hood, in Oregon. Standing slightly higher than 11,000 ft (3400m), Mount Hood is is a potentially active stratovolcano, which constantly steams noxious gases from fumaroles.┬áRarely will I pass up an exciting adventure┬ásuch as this which can be accomplished in your standard long weekend – it had to …

GHT Day 0

Internet is pretty patchy over here so I’ll make this quick – an update that I’ve made it to the far western border of Nepal, in Darchula. I took the CRAZIEST bus ride possible to get here – the bus was literally driving through waterfalls in cliffs! Very little English here, and not everyone speaks Nepali, either, given the strange crossroads location. But everyone is …