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Cinnamon Apple Cake

Occasionally I decide to jump into the deep end and bake gluten-free. Gluten-free baked treats are difficult enough to make well, but when they are also made vegan at high altitude then they can spell disaster. 311 more words


To Run... or Not to Run: That isn't the Question

So, I had originally planned to run a 50K ultra-marathon (31 miles) on my way through New Mexico. As some of you may know – I am on a quest to run a marathon or ultra-marathon in all 50 states. 182 more words

Adventure Travel

Getting high at Huayna Potosí...6088m high!

Huayna Potosí, Bolivia is said to be one of the easiest, cheapest, non technical climbs in the world. But if you have never done anything like this before it could be the hardest thing you ever do. 1,284 more words

The benefits of yoga for hikers

Walking, climbing and backpacking trails and mountains in Yunnan this past week, inspires me to write about the benefits of yoga for hikers. 131 more words

What I Learned When I Moved to High Altitude

I was born in Colorado, and aside from a few summers in New York and one summer in Europe, I’ve never lived anywhere else. In Colorado that makes me an exception. 2,564 more words


One of the World’s Highest-Flying Birds!

After the nesting season in Central Asia the bar-headed goose migrates south for the winter over the world’s highest peaks into northern India and neighboring countries. 168 more words



The next morning, we departed to Chelela pass from Naksel. This is the highest road pass in Bhutan between Haa Valley and Paro Valley. We drove through apple orchards, pine and larch forests with the beautiful cover of wildflowers, especially the Campanula – spring bluebell. 402 more words