Exploring the area around Nome, Alaska: Salmon Lake & Pilgrim Springs.
KONGAKUT RIVER, AK - Camp VII: Caribou Ridge; Hike 3; Arctic Poppy (Gorodkovii) dances in the light breeze as we march across the tundra in the valley hidden in Caribou Ridge.
Once we clear the narrow chute, the snow field opens up and we can glissade down toward Camp V.
Teri and Peter are already over the next rise...
SIERRA MOUNTAINS, CA - Snowshoes patiently waiting until morning.
COLCA CANYON, PERU: The top of the canyon, the flatlands covered in fields of corn and the town of Cabanaconde.
CHACHANI, PERU: The last major slope as we tackle the face of Chachani.
CHACHANI, PERU: Pushing up the sulfuric section of the face of Fatima at 5,700m.
CHACHANI, PERU: 6am, 5,500m, the first light to reach us after a 2am start.
CHACHANI, PERU: A peculiar moss covered rock among the arid grass and shrubs on the slope of Chachani around 4,800m.
KILIMANJARO: Lava Tower, that huge mass of black rock on the right is where we're heading to climb before we start hiking down again to our next camp.