Trip Reports

Paddleboarding through the Canadian Wilderness

Our plan had been to fly into a chain of rugged and remote lakes in the Tweedsmuir South Provincial Park and traverse it by inflatable …

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Citizen Science & the Crown of the Continent

Rapidly shrinking glaciers in Montana’s Glacier National Park alarm scientists and visitors to the mountainous 1.013 million-acre park along the Alberta border. In the past …

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Return From Kilimanjaro

Here’s my favorite line: “Had to trade Mike’s pants for a goat at a nearby Masai village so we could have something to eat tonight.”

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Last Dispatch from Iran

Harvesting mint on Damavand. // Photo Jon Snyder. Sunday was the day before we flew back home. We spent the day driving to Damavand Mountain, …

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Planting Trees

Bijan and the Tehran cyclists at the tree planting. If you’ve ever seen Tehran traffic you know they put the hard in core. Photo Jon …

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Gaining Elevation

Breakfast before hiking. Friday. A great day with Nasim and Jafar in the mountains north of Tehran. We saw some amazing rock climbers, including some …

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Low Points and High Points

The ride back from the airport at 3AM. Thursday We arrive at our hotel a 3AM. I go to sleep with the help of Tylenol …

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Persopolis Rocks

Tuesday May 13 In a book you can’t tell how big it is. It’s like 20 ancient archeological sites in one. Tombs, palaces, collumns, and …

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In The Middle of Nowhere

Eating lunch at the old fort outside of Kashan. 5/8 Day 4 It is very hard to find the time to write and post entries. …

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Live from Tehran, Day 1

Sign in window of leather goods store in North Tehran. Sign is turned sideways. It’s hard for me to get online and the connections are …

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