Sarah Garlick: Producer, Writer


Sarah is a science and adventure writer and producer concentrating on the Earth, environmental, and conservation sciences. She is the author of Flakes, Jugs & Splitters: an award-winning book about geology, and a new pocket guide to Rocks and Minerals from the National Geographic Society. Other credits include: writer and producer for Beyond Granite: The Geology of Adventure in the … Read More

Robert Frost: Director of Photography


Rob is an award winning cameraman and producer who has filmed and/ or produced content for CBS’s 60 Minutes, ESPN, Sender Films, Camp4Collective, NBC Sports, ESPN2, Discovery Channel, Red Bull Media House, Clif Bar, Animal Planet, Cread Productions, The Sierra Club / Extreme Ice Survey, and more. In 2012, Rob received an Emmy Award Nomination for his cinematography on CBS’s … Read More

James Q Martin: Cinematographer


Q is Flagstaff based photographer and filmmaker who was born in the Arizona desert and raised in the remote reaches of Alaska. He is the co-counder of the Rios Libres Project, which seeks to keep Chilean Patagonia wild. As part of Rios Libres, he has directed the award-winning filmsPower in the Pristine &Streams of Consequence. Other firm credits include Drawn and … Read More

Jacob Bain: Editor, Composer


Jacob is a music producer and musician with music score credits for adventure, social, and environmental films ranging from climbing adventures to documentaries about social in-justices and movements towards sustainable energy, most recently the original score for documentary Rios Libres (Streams of Consequence). He has recorded with musicians in Mali, Cape Verde, and Zimbabwe for both film and his own … Read More

Peter Doucette: IFMGA Mountain Guide, USA


Peter Doucette is an AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide and Special Teams trainer for the U.S. Military and Department of Defense. He has been guiding technical climbing since 1998 and specializes in custom guided mountain experiences. A member of the Instructor Team for the American Mountain Guide Association, Peter also climbs extensively throughout the world having completed numerous first ascents from Alaska … Read More

Geraldo Palalane: Regional Conservation Implementer, Mozambique

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Geraldo Palalane LUPA

This is Geraldo Palalane, he is the head of our Conservation Team for the Lost Mountain project. He’s the project officer at LUPA (Associacao para o Desenvolvimento Comunitario), has 16 years experience in conservation and tourism management, is a former member of Mozambique national handball team, the father of two-up-and-coming swim racers, and this week, he is about to go one full mile higher in elevation than he’s ever been before on Mt. Namuli with his conservation partners and our science and climbing crews. Teamwork at great heights

Majka Burhardt: Founder and Director


Majka Burhardt: Majka is an author, professional climber, and social entrepreneur and is the founder and director of both Legado and Additive Adventure. Majka has over 18-years of experience leading multi-stage international ventures focused on current issues of cultural and global significance spanning Africa, Europe, South and North America. As an organization, Additive Adventure’s mission is to go beyond exploration to build … Read More

Elizabeth O’Neill: Senior Conservation Advisor


Elizabeth is a conservation planning and evaluation specialist with more than 25 years of experience working in environmental conservation. Since 2000, Elizabeth has worked almost exclusively in the international biodiversity conservation sector, supporting strategic planning and leading evaluations of multi-country, regional, and thematic programs. She has served as the lead on program assessment and evaluation for Conservation International, WWF International, … Read More

Eric Wilburn: Project Manager


Eric first became involved with The Lost Mountain project during the May 2014 expedition to Mt. Namuli where he played the role of logistical mastermind, translator and community liaison. Eric served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mozambique from 2012 – 2014 working as an 11th Grade Physics teacher. During his service, he constructed a library at a local primary … Read More

Richard Halsey: Volunteer, South Africa


Richard is a biologist by training, an environmentalist at heart and a wildly passionate rock climber. Work has ranged from albatross research to business manager, canyoning guide to bean counter. Currently, when not off searching for new climbing routes on remote cliffs, he works at a small Non-Profit organization doing its bit for a better tomorrow: 90×2030. Over the years … Read More