Tag Archives: mountaineering

The Man who started it all

I grew up in an old farm house out in the county.  Most winters we had no heat in the bedrooms and all of us brothers can attest to waking up with the glass of water by our beds frozen … Continue reading

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The Three Day Fast

Today as I write this I am 63 hours into a 72 Hour Water Fast. I’ve only ever endured a 24 hour fast before and it has been some time since then. I’m doing it for a number of reasons not … Continue reading

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On Red Blood Cells

How well an individual responds physically at elevation depends on a couple of things.  Some argue that O+ blood type carries oxygen better in their blood than others and that makes the difference.  Others argue that you need to take Viagra or similar drugs to encourage … Continue reading

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