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Morromico Bay, Chocó, Colombia | July, 2018

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RNAI: Khumbu Icefall - Fast or Slow?

It was, without doubt, a stunning morning on Mount Everest. Perhaps even perfect. No wind, bright sun, an impossibly blue sky. The only issue was I was in the Khumbu Icefall. Not that the Icefall is all bad - it isn’t. It’s immensely interesting, engaging, from the audible creaks and pops and groans of ice […]

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Everest Searches, Routes, & Discoveries

As some of you know, I've been involved quite a bit in the search for information about George Mallory and Andrew Irvine's final days and hours on Mount Everest since 1999. Many others have been, too, over the years, and at times the data can be a bit overwhelming to digest, scattered and difficult to […]

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Conspiracies & Lies: Thoughts on May 1, 1999

Note: I dashed this off, and the video post, pretty quickly on May 1, in between other work and heading to the airport to pick up my friend and teammate from 1999, Jochen Hemmleb. It's far from perfect, and probably quite boring. But, I needed to get it off my chest, so here it is. […]

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Photography and Connection

Photographing people around the world can be difficult. But, getting closer, truly connecting, and shooting less can often make our work better, more real, and more impactful for all.

ESSAYS & INSPIRATION PHOTOGRAPHY

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Hankin & Bacteriophage

Bacteriologist Ernest Hanbury Hankin discovered bacteriophage in the Ganges River in 1895, and his discovery is being used to treat super bugs today.

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Grizzly – Lenawee Traverse: Easy Adventure with Solitude

Looking for a fun adventure with some excitement in Colorado? Read about this beautiful ridge traverse, and download a KML of the route for free!

MOUNTAINS & ADVENTURE TRAVEL

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Andrew Comyn Irvine, Born 114 Years Ago

114 years ago today, Andrew Comyn Irvine – “Sandy” to his friends – was born in Berkenhead, England. At age 22, in 1924, he left England and Oxford for India and Tibet as the youngest and most inexperienced member of the 1924 British Mount Everest Expedition. As luck would have it – and as his […]

MOUNTAINS & ADVENTURE

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