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Thru hiking the Americas / Outside

Holly Harrison is hiking from Patagonia to Alaska. I tried to help him out with logistics for crossing the Darién Gap, after my visit there earlier this year. Over several months I then interviewed him for Outside magazine, including comments from him mum and original Americas hiker, George Meegan.

You can read the Outside magazine article here.

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Desert Island Survival / Get Out There

This April I survived 8 days fishing (+ writing and photographing) for my supper in Panama. Get Out There magazine ran it as their cover story, and it is now being distributed across Canada. You can read it online here (opens in new tab)

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How to hike the Grand Canyon / the Guardian

 

In November 2016 I plunged a vertical mile into the Grand Canyon’s trail network with my friend James Kao. We crossed the Colorado River at nightfall, then hiked out the other side by moonlight. On July 4th 2017 the Guardian published my story and photography from the adventure. There’s an extract below.

You can continue reading the full article here.

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How to survive an Antarctic swim / Outside

In December 2016 I met Lewis Pugh – British maritime lawyer and UN Patron of the Oceans – at Santiago airport, after his latest hypothermic Antarctic swim. The previous week he had been swimming at Half Moon island to raise awareness of climate change and the need to protect our oceans.

This article for Outside magazine online includes details from Pugh and insights from his personal doctor about how he survives the sub zero salt water temperatures.

Click to read the Outside article online

(My indepth interview with the swimmer about his environmental work and the signing of the Ross Sea agreement will be featured in Geographical magazine October issue.)