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Roraima Free Climb
Roraima Free Climb

Houlding Free Climbs New Route on Mount Roraima

Update // December 14, 2019 // Roraima Free Climb Expedition
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At the end of November, Houlding and his team had set up a hanging camp on the daunting wall of Mount Roraima. They started climbing the same route as the British expedition of 1973 before breaking left into virgin territory. They reached “invis...(more)

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Everywhere Man
Everywhere Man

Ombabika or Bust; Anderson’s Last Adventure

Update // February 04, 2020 // Everywhere Man
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Anderson’s roundabout route home to Nebraska had already taken him north to Canada. Now, he is headed east, right back across the continent towards Ombabika, Ontario. Anderson had already visited Ombabika as song location 13 on his quest, but he...(more)

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Human-powered seven summits
Human-powered seven summits

Belgian Government Brings Veyt Home

Update // April 07, 2020 // Human-powered Seven Summits: Belgium to Kilimanjaro
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Jelle Veyt has been waiting in the Republic of the Congo for a chance to get home to Belgium. His first flight, from Pointe Noire, had been cancelled when the airports in the country closed. Thankfully, on April 2 the Belgian embassy notified him ...(more)

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Ascent of the Amazon
Ascent of the Amazon

Portentous Chain of Events Brings Expedition Into Lockdown State

Update // May 14, 2020 // Ascent of the Amazon
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Back in the days before the coronavirus' scourge of the world, Casey had his sites on getting to the next major milestone on the Peruvian Amazon River - the relatively large city of Pucallpa. He had a new walking partner/guide named Kayo, a young ...(more)

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Out of Eden
Out of Eden

Mandalay to Yangon? Salopek Seemingly On the Move

Update // May 14, 2020 // Out of Eden
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As COVID-19 shut borders and limited movement, it seemed that Paul Salopek would be stuck in Mandalay for the foreseeable future. In late March he announced that he would pause and focus on writing while the pandemic took hold worldwide. However, ...(more)

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