Majka Burhardt is a climber, filmmaker and author who has spent two decades exploring remote areas around the world.
Burhardt is the executive producer of Waypoint Namibia and founder of LEGADO, an initiative which inspired the forthcoming film, Namuli, about her climbing and conservation research expedition to Mozambique.
She is also the founder and director at Additive Adventure, which is an organization working to build cultural and environmental connections that catalyze a larger conversation around personal and collective impact to achieve results.
She has also authored two great books, Coffee Story: Ethiopia and Vertical Ethiopia: Climbing Toward Possibility in the Horn of Africa. For more on Burhardt, visit here.
Gripped editor Brandon Pullan touched base with Burhardt at the 2015 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival.