Backcountry Skiing in Afghanistan Part 3: Fulfillment

Well, its been a bit since I got back from spending a weekend skiing in Bamiyan.  I’ve been in overdrive trying to make sure everything I have been doing at SOLA the last 6 months is easily accessible to the next academic point person.  The skiing story is still worth telling though.   Continue reading

Backcountry Skiing in Afghanistan Part 2: Elation

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In the Buddhist cliff city with Bamiyan and the Koh-e-Baba range behind me. © Ian Lynch.

Last week I was lucky enough to participate in the 4th annual Afghan Ski Challenge in Bamiyan, Afghanistan then tour about the Koh-e-Baba range the next day.  Read more about the race in my editorial for Backcountry Magazine:

BAMIYAN BACKCOUNTRY:

THE 4TH ANNUAL AFGHAN SKI CHALLENGE

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