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M is for Morne, Gros Morne: Ama Dablam #11

Marian and I travelled back across the island to Gros Morne National Park again this weekend to teach at the Becoming an Outdoors Workshop. We stayed an extra day to do our second climb of Gros Morne together. 375 more words


The World's Most Dangerous Airport

Back to the archives … in 2012, I traveled to Nepal on my own to meet a small group of trekkers for several weeks of hiking in the Khumbu region. 614 more words


M is for Morning Mind: Ama Dablam #10

It was a gorgeous morning out on the East Coast Trail for an “Up-Down” training hike above Quidi Vidi. My training pack has grown to 45 pounds and my legs are regaining strength and stamina as they lift me up and down hills all about town. 267 more words

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L is for Life: Ama Dablam #9

I seem to have decided that all Ama Dablam entries will have a letter from Ama Dablam. It’s fun to watch my mind work with seeking out options for which letters/words could summarize my recent experiences in preparation for Ama Dablam. 430 more words

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D is for D.O.M.S.: Ama Dablam #8

Happy #FINDYOURFIT Friday! This work-out gear was how I found my fit today during my Ama Dablam training session this morning. It’s been a good week for training and I’m pleasantly tired and wickedly sore. 267 more words

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A is for Altitude: Ama Dablam #7

I had a swim coach once who said, “If you want to swim faster, swim faster.” I sometimes translate that as, “If you want to climb higher, climb higher.” Today’s training session was step-ups. 343 more words

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B is for Berries and Buckets and Boxes: Ama Dablam #6

Yes, that is a fish bucket on my backpack. Yes, some folks call them fish boxes.  Yes, I did pick berries with a backpack and fish bucket/box on my back. 233 more words

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