My World Consisted of My Breathing: A Journey to the Top of Mount Kilimanjaro (Part 5)

Posted by Suzanne Heskin on 23rd Mar 2017

This is part 5 of Suzanne’s journey to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in support of the American Foundation for Children with AIDs. To read the rest of the series, click here.We were awoken at 11pm for a meal and a midnight hike. As I explained, I was nervous. I had been working toward this for over a year. I raised over $8000, bought and organized gear, got quite a few shots, selected plane tickets, broke in gear, trained...It was an odd...
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Tips for Staying Healthy and Happy on Your Camping Trip

Posted by Ashley Atkinson-Leon on 16th Mar 2017

Do you like camping but wish it was a more pleasant experience? With just a few adjustments, these little things may make all the difference in the world.1. Consider how you sleep. If you have a lot of back problems, you may want to invest in an air mattress, or if you have neck issues, pack extra pillows (compression packers will condense larger items like these). Some find that traditional sleeping bags and ground pads are the best way to...
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Patagonia: El Fin del Mundo

Posted by Gila Hoffman on 9th Mar 2017

Earlier this month a group of 4 friends and I crossed off an item high on our bucket list: Patagonia! Our plan was to see and do as much as we could during our 10 days in Argentina.We started our trip with two quick days in Buenos Aires where we bounced around the city touring the Recoleta Cemetery and Teatro Colon, tasting a variety of local Malbec wines, and of course sampling nearly every flavor of gelato (my favorite is still banana sp...
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