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  • 10 adventurers on their trip of a lifetime

    4 days ago - By The Guardian

    Drawing on memories of epic journeys can help sustain us through lockdown. Experts share their greatest conquests - and where they plan to go next
    For a start, there was all the preparation: I spent every evening for several weeks running up the 55 steps of York's Clifford Tower carrying a rucksack full of tinned dog food. It was just the thing to start forming some powerful memories, essential if a trip is going to be laid down as “the ultimate”. The load was meant to toughen me up for high-altitude exertion: I was planning an ascent of Ecuador's Mount Chimborazo , a 6,263-metre summit...
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