Gerson Souto Tembissa, Mozambique


Gerson Souto Tembissa, Mozambique, Masters candidate in Rural Engineering at Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo. I am passionate about agro-ecology, however, I developed more interest in environmental conservation when I was invited to participate in an environmental diagnosis in 2012 to verify the impacts caused by farming on steep areas in the province of Manica (Penhalonga) [Mozambique]. I am currently a … Read More

Luis Dinis, LUPA Executive Director, Mozambique


Luis Dinis is the Executive Director and co-founder of LUPA (Associação para o Desenvolvimento Comunitário), our Mozambique-based conservation team. He has a Masters In Agronomy and prior to LUPA worked with Helvetas for 19 years Prior to working in conservation and development he was a coach of the Mozambican Swim team in the Soul (’88) and Barcelona (’92) Olympics. Dinis … Read More

The Lost Mountain In Action


In November, 2011 The Lost Mountain Reconnaissance team was able to complete a successful expedition to Mt Namuli. Our blog contains our from-the-field reports of this expedition including: stories, video sketches, and photos. Please scroll below for all of the entries. The 2011 Lost Mountain Reconnaissance Expedition was fully supported by Osprey Packs, The Petzl Foundation, and Outdoor Research. We … Read More

The Lost Mountain: A Reconnaissance Expedition to Northern Mozambique

mburhardtNews, Sarah

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

mburhardtMajka, News

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