Climbing with a Legend

After this weekend, I was still on high for the week. It was great to meet and go climbing in the Wolgan Valley with Greg and Ben. Two guys who just live life as it comes to them, laid back, easy going, and super nice. I hope to be climbing with them again soon.

Greg Mortimer was the first Australian to climb Mt. Everest and is now a guide for world wide luxury adventure travel tours. It was during this climb that I told Greg about my vision to use the web to tell the story of far off adventures. It turns out he sits on the board of directors for Australian Geographic, and that was what led to an interview and work at AG.

About the author

Adventure Correspondent Cameron L. Martindell is a freelance adventure travel and expedition writer, photographer and filmmaker who founded in 2000. He has contributed to Elevation Outdoors Magazine, The Gear Junkie, National Geographic, The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Outside, Backpacker, Wired, Australian Geographic, and others. He has been to all seven continents and lived on five of them, including a four-month stint at the South Pole. Cameron has more than 10 years of mountain search and rescue experience, is an Eagle Scout, has been an Australian bush firefighter, competes in sailing regattas, plans national and international youth programs, guides Oregon rafting trips and Australian bush backpacking trips.

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