The Lost Mountain: A Reconnaissance Expedition to Northern Mozambique

When non-climbers ask why I climb, I often give them what I think of as my Zen answer, essentially that climbing is way to experience perfect alignment of body, mind, and nature. It sounds totally flakey, I know. But it’s also true. But another truth about why I climb has less to do with actual climbing and more to do … Read More

Setting Off For the Lost Mountain

By Majka Burhardt Tomorrow I head to Mozambique. Actually, that is a lie. Tomorrow I fly from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia via the Congo to Lilongwe Malawi and then to Blantyre Malawi. It’s Tuesday I head overland in Mozambique itself. I’m ready. Over two years ago I came across photos of granite faces in Mozambique. I had no idea that those … Read More