CASPER, Wyo. — Laramie native and adventure writer Mark Jenkins has climbed Mount Everest, hitchhiked through Tibet, bicycled coast-to-coast across what was once the Soviet Union and written about canyoneering for Playboy magazine.
BOZEMAN — Even on Mount Everest, people see evidence of climate change.
Bar-headed geese are pretty amazing fliers. During their twice-annual migrations, they fly over the top of the highest mountains in the world, the Himalayas. The highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest at 29,029 feet above sea level, is in the Himalayas.
“Yak wool from the heart of the Himalayas.” That's the promise, and a company tag line of sorts, for Khunu USA, a Glenwood Springs, Colo., company that sells men's and women's sweaters made out of yak fur.