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I am writing this week's newsletter from Ecuador. I found I needed to get out and do some climbing, and except for Nepal and Ecuador, the majority of international climbing destinations in the world are still closed to foreign climbers. These include places such as Chamonix (France), Peru, and Chile. Therefore, here I am, back in beautiful Ecuador. Although I did climb here in December of last year, there is still much to explore. This week we...

I am writing this email to our community from amid mountain villages in the Himalayas. I am currently in Pokhara, a city west of Kathmandu, Nepal. It is known for being a gateway to the Annapurna Circuit (which I have read recently has often been voted as the best long-distance trek in the world). Flying to Pokhara was beautiful, stunning, and amazing. It was all of those words rolled into one! I was able to see...