World’s Best Hikes: Petra Through the Back Door, Jordan

Featured Hike: Dana Reserve to Petra Round-Trip: 50 miles, 7 days When to Go: October through April, when desert temperatures relent—a little. Go with Adventure Jordan, the local company that discovered this 50-mile route through the deserts, mountains, and peaks…

Extreme Altitude Mt Everest – Mayo Clinic

What do extreme athletes who can summit the peaks of Mt. Everest have in common with people with heart failure? The answer is: more than you might think. Researchers at Mayo Clinic say climbers or anyone exposed to extreme altitudes…

Charlie Kelly’s Back In CT With a Story To Tell

I am, much to the contentment of both of my parents, home “safe”, back in Connecticut and missing the multitude of inspiring climbs, dry, thin air, and outdoor spirit that is Colorado. My departure wasn’t to be without one big…