Gripped Magazine

May 11, 2014

Documentary: How Yosemite was created

Yosemite is one of the world’s most iconic climbing destination. John Muir theorized that it was formed by glaciers which carved a valley in the 100-million-year-old granite, but his idea was criticized at the time because glacial valleys are u-shaped and Yosemite is flat.
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Bad Alaska weather? Write a song! The Kichatna Blues debut

Renee Lavergne and Nancy Hansen were stuck in a tent in the Kichatna Mountains of Alaska, in the rain, for 17 days straight. They did not have a book or iPod. For entertainment, they wrote, performed and recorded a song called the Kichatna Blues. Hansen and Lavergne were hoping
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