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All That Glitters: Interview with Margo Talbot

Margo Talbot’s All That Glitters tells the story of her journey through addiction and depression and the healing she found in nature. In this interview, she tells us what that journey signifies for the greater mountain community and how we might empower ourselves in the context of COVID-19. [...]

The Aftermath of Mountain Tragedy

We all know things can go wrong in the mountains. We prepare ourselves by taking courses, gearing up, and carrying our emergency beacons. But are we prepared for what comes after a trauma? [...]

Living with Lyme Disease: A Photo Series by Joanne Liu

For four years, Joanne Liu has lived with Lyme Disease after contracting it from a tick in Kananaskis Country. Among many changes, the infection has brought about unforeseeable consequences, including an estrangement from the mountain community she was so much a part of, especially as a climber. Here she describes the inspiration behind a photo series, what she's learned living with the disease, and her best tips for avoiding it in the first place. [...]