Monthly Archives: September 2015

Matterhorn preps: acclimatization

In Colorado I didn’t worry much about acclimatization.  I lived at 1700m, and nothing in Colorado is higher than 4400m (Colorado is high, however; I just learned there are over 500 peaks above 4000m).  Sometimes for the hut-to-hut ski trips … Continue reading

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Deep water soloing in the center of Antalya

It’s been over a year and a half since I first started climbing at the falez between Ramada and Talya hotels in the center of Antalya.  It’s the same area where I usually swim.  When I first started swimming here, … Continue reading

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Cycling in Holland: Zevenaar to Aalsmeer

Five years ago Topher and I spent a month cycling in the Netherlands.  Since then I’ve had a number of cycle-tourers ask, “how could you possibly spend so long in the Netherlands?  I crossed it in two days on my … Continue reading

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