Search

Margaux Rhymes with Fargo

mostly entertaining stories about my life

Category

Adventuring

A Tour du Mont Blanc

After two weeks, three countries, 115 miles, and more than a Mount Everest of total elevation gain, my parents and I officially completed the loop around the Mont Blanc massif. Our trekking guide was very adamant about calling the trip... Continue Reading →

Another American who sucks at geography {Switzerland 2022}

I walked up to the immigration officer in the Zurich airport and handed over my passport, excited to finally be out of the plane and onto Swiss ground. She asked me the usual questions, like "where are you coming from?"... Continue Reading →

Skiing a bare mountain

It's incredibly easy to avoid trees when skiing in the mountains outside of Santiago, because there aren't any. As someone who grew up zig-zagging through snowy pine trees on the east coast of the US and has since graduated to... Continue Reading →

A successful holiday on slippery rocks

This past Monday was a holiday in Chile thanks to some random Catholic saints, so obviously I wanted to go climbing. Nevermind that I had also gone climbing the day before, or that it was raining all morning, or that... Continue Reading →

Partners in climb {Yosemite National Park}

In spanish, they have the concept of a "cordada," which literally means "roped together." A cordada is sort of the same thing as a belay partner, but implies a closer friendship/partnership. My favorite translation is courtesy of one of my... Continue Reading →

4 amigas take on 3 national parks in 2 weeks with 1 epic adventure

For the past three years, I've basically talked my Chilean friends' ears off about Yosemite and Tahoe and all the fun adventures to be had in such places, so I was absolutely stoked to get the chance to show three... Continue Reading →

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑