Jayme Moye

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Jayme Moye is an award-winning adventure travel journalist. Learn more about her work at http://jaymemoye.com.

Yosemite Climber Hans Florine Makes His 100th Ascent of the Nose

On Saturday September 12, Hans Florine climbed the Nose route on El Capitan in Yosemite National Park for the 100th time. The Nose, one of the most challenging climbs in the world, follows the massive prow of El Cap, a 3,000-foot sheer granite monolith. Florine’s accomplishment is a new world record in big-wall climbing. His…

Afghanistan’s Two-Wheeled Revolution: First Women’s Bike Racing Team Hits the Road

From high atop the Shomali Plain north of Kabul, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Shannon Galpin lets go of the brake levers. She aims her bike straight down the deserted road through the flatlands. Four young Afghan women—members of the country’s first female bike race team—do the same. As the small peloton picks up…

Wings of Kilimanjaro: Prepping to Paraglide Down Africa’s Tallest Mountain – Part 2

This summer, a small international team scouted a route up Kilimanjaro for a paragliding attempt off the mountain, planned for February 2013. Award-winning adventure travel writer Jayme Moye reports in this two-part series. Read Part 1 Our team takes seven days, longer than most people spend hiking up Kilimanjaro, to reach the summit. We have…

Wings of Kilimanjaro: Prepping to Paraglide Down Africa’s Tallest Mountain – Part 1

This summer, a small international team scouted a route up Kilimanjaro for a paragliding attempt off the mountain, planned for February 2013. Award-winning adventure travel writer Jayme Moye reports in this two-part series. It’s the second day on the mountain, and our group has just stepped off the trail up Kilimanjaro for a mid-afternoon break.…

Trailblazing Haiti: Scouting the Country’s First Pro Mountain Biking Race – Part 3

This spring, a small team of Americans scouted a course for the first professional mountain biking stage race in Haiti. The terrain was beyond any of their wildest expectations. Award-winning adventure travel writer Jayme Moye reports in this three-part series. Photographs by Steve Zdawczynski Part III  I woke to the sound of birds chirping in Haiti’s lush La…

Trailblazing Haiti: Scouting the Country’s First Pro Mountain Biking Race – Part 2

This spring, a small team of Americans scouted a course for the first professional mountain biking stage race in Haiti. The terrain was beyond any of their wildest expectations. Award-winning adventure travel writer Jayme Moye reports in this three-part series. Photographs by Steve Zdawczynski Part II Haitians walk the 12-mile dirt path between the village of Furcy and…

Trailblazing Haiti: Scouting the Country’s First Pro Mountain Biking Race – Part 1

This spring, a small team of Americans scouted a course for the first professional mountain biking stage race in Haiti. The terrain was beyond any of their wildest expectations. Award-winning adventure travel writer Jayme Moye reports in this three-part series. Photographs by Steve Zdawczynski   Part 1  The children had never seen mountain bikers before. They crowded…