Mission Yangtze
Mission Yangtze

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Mission Yangtze

Dykes Is Back, Yangtze Source, New Team

Date: August 29, 2018
Approximate GPS Location: (35.37°N, 94.62°E)

After being forced to abandon his journey due to both his support crew and walking guide becoming stricken by altitude sickness, Dykes is back at it in full force. He now has a stronger support crew, will have two walking guides and has once again reached the source of the Yangtze (this time with picture).

From here on he will start down the 4000 miles of the river with his trusty pack horse, Caster Troy, and walking guides E Der and Bima. The first 200 mile section to the mountain village Qumarleb is considered particularly trying. The stretch is known for difficult terrain and dangers including encounters with bears and wolves as well as sudden, unpredictable weather.


update history

‘Mission’ Accomplished!

August 13, 2019 // Mission Yangtze
Mission Yangtze

10% Left; To Finish Yangtze on 8/8

July 23, 2019 // Mission Yangtze
Mission Yangtze

40-Mile Days Take Toll on Dykes

July 10, 2019 // Mission Yangtze
Mission Yangtze

Publicity In Wuhan, Then High Humidity and Heat

June 27, 2019 // Mission Yangtze



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