The team at ExpedUSA work closely with our counterparts at the main office in Zurich, Switzerland. As Americans we are often surprised and delighted to learn new things about Swiss culture. The difference between our American English and our friends’ Swiss German is always a source of both entertainment and education.
Here's excerpt #3 from our conversation with alpinist and Exped ambassador Graham Zimmerman. Graham is a friend of ours who just happens to be one of the world's great alpinists. He's always full of interesting insights.
Not too far from the Seattle area, where Exped USA makes its home, are the beautiful San Juan Islands. We like to escape to them often, with hiking boots, kayaks, canoes, hammocks and in this case, bikes.
"After two weeks in Finland, our conclusion is quite simple: We will be back! The landscape is simply incredibly beautiful and there are still so many lakes and islands to discover. Finland became a piece of home. A place full of hidden secrets and adventures. A land to fall in love with."
The Firn Line is a podcast about the lives of mountain climbers. Recently, host Evan Phillips sat down with Exped ambassador and big mountain alpinist Graham Zimmmerman to talk about GZ's climbs in Alaska.