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The cold way up

“Climbing ancient glacial ice under the stars is one thing, but to have the aurora dance over our heads at the same time was unbelievable,” photographer Paul Zizka says of this shot he took of climber Raf Andronowski and belayer Jeff Thom. 165 more words




We’ll say unbelievable things
to each other in the early morning—

our blue coming up from our roots,
our water rising in our extraordinary limbs. 250 more words


Synopsis and Review of Trophy Hunting and Lion Conservation

On Wednesday, August 10 I woke up bright and early in order to watch the live discussion on trophy hunting and lion conservation that was hosted by… 823 more words

Big Cats

Nat Geo - A Rocky Path Toward Maine's New National Monument

The mighty 75-mile East Branch of the Penobscot River begins as a small stream in north-central Maine. I stood on its bank in late September 2015, closing my eyes against the dust billowing up from the logging road I had used to reach the water. 57 more words


One of the worlds top 20 hikes | Crypt Lake

The Crypt Lake Trail has been voted one of the top 20 hikes in the world by National Geographic and sounded like an exciting hike for us. 923 more words


The wall

“The wall is insanely overhanging and one of the steepest I have ever photographed or climbed,” photographer James ‘Q’ Martin says of this image he captured of luminary artist and climber Jeremy Collins making a first ascent of Gold Blood in Venezuela’s remote Sabana Jungle. 181 more words



My recent trip to Africa afforded an astounding array of animals in their natural habitats.  The parks we visited were vast and beautiful but they served more as a background for the magnificent display of  wildlife. 415 more words