July 16, 2014

Big Wall Science

In a former life I was a full-time climbing guide. That means I would normally know better than to introduce people to climbing for the first time on vegetated [...]

June 5, 2014

Team of Rock Climbers, Biologists, and Conservation Workers Wrap Successful Expedition to Mozambique’s Second Highest Mountain

The Lost Mountain Team, Mt Namuli, Mozambique
PRESS RELEASE: Gurue, Mozambique –June 4, 2014 –An international team of rock climbers, entomologists, and her [...]

May 18, 2014

Old Man Ray- Song and Video Produced in the Field on Mt Mulanje, Malawi

“The trick to growing old, is a healthy dose of obsession mixed with a lot of physical activity.” – At 81 years old, Entomologist at heart, [...]

May 1, 2014

Ready, Set, Go: The Lost Mountain Takes Off

Prep time in Mozambique, Photo by Erik Eisele
Four days from today, I meet my international team of scientists, conservation workers, climbers, filmmakers, stud [...]

April 5, 2014

One Month Out– Exactly: New Team Members, New Plane Tickets, and Vice Grips

It’s 8:22 am in New Hampshire and 2:22 pm in Malawi on April 5th. In one month from now, on May 5th at 2:00 PM, we will be landing in Blantyre, Malawi. Exact [...]

March 13, 2014

Questioned, Additive Adventure and Conservation

Majka Burhardt on Semazen, Geyikbayiri Turkey. Photo by Anne Skidmore
This February, I gave a speech at University of Vermont. There is nothing like standing up [...]

November 27, 2013

Lost Mountain Return Date Set for May 10th, 2014

I am excited to share that we’ve set our new date for The Lost Mountain: May 10th 2014.

November 6, 2013

Civil Unrest in Mozambique, Lost Mountain Postponed to May 2014

It’s November 6th. I should be travelling overland from Malawi to Mozambique.

October 21, 2013

Going Camping: AKA, Climbing a Granite Big Wall, Discovering New Species for Science, and Starting a New Conservation Area.

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In seven days I will fly across the Atlantic, over the Sahara, toward Mozambique, and to the Lost Mountain. It has taken three [...]

October 1, 2013

Lost Mountain, Kickstarted

Before pressing launch on our Lost Mountain Kickstarter on July 30th, I thought Kickstarter was a thing– a means to an end. One month later, I know it is [...]