Traversing the “Most Dangerous Hike in the World”

Traversing the “Most Dangerous Hike in the World”
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Around 8:30 P.M. on September 2, 2014, I stood in my friend Dan’s kitchen in Interlaken, Switzerland, slicing some crusty bread and smothering it with peanut butter and Nutella, when Dan came into the room. “You’re eating again?” he asked, incredulous. I replied something in the affirmative. “You eat more than anyone I’ve ever met!” he said, sort of laughing, but not really joking. We had, in fact, just finished dinner a couple hours ago. But in my defense: We were getting up at 2 A.M. to start a hike at 3 A.M., covering 16 miles and 10,000 feet of elevation gain. I was not going to start out calorie deficient. Also, if you’ve eaten Nutella before, you might be aware that it’s fucking excellent. I had known Dan and his wife, Janine, for a couple years, and we’d spent several weeks in each other’s company, in their house, on trails, glaciers, rock climbs, and next to each other in Swiss mountain huts. T.... Continue Reading at Outside Online

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