NH SCRAPBOOK: Mt. Washington Shirts In Israel
[Welcome to the NH Scrapbook. It's the place for those clippings, pictures, pamphlets, excerpts, memorbilia, and other odd bits lurking about. Enjoy!]
That’s when Israel started whacking the Golan Trail, a two-year endeavor to find his way through the high grass and thorns of grief. When he was done, the 120-kilometer route ran from Mount Hermon to the southern edge of the Kinneret.
Now he looks like a man who used to be lean and athletic until he discovered gustatory delights, and it was a lot of work and not enough fun at this stage of the game to stay lean. But he’s still active. When we met he wore a faded shirt that said, “This body climbed Mt. Washington.” It also climbed, among others, Mount Rainier and Mont Blanc, and traversed the Grand Canyon three times. I mentioned my friend Lior in Tel Aviv, the editor of some Israeli magazine, who planned to climb Rainier without training.
“Typical Israeli,” Israel said.
[Read the entire essay at Nowhere Magazine here: nowheremag.com/2018/10/in-the-heights. Image above taken from same. Nowhere is one of my favorite publications. Dig deep! It’s filled with adventures.]