Thanks Teton Valley News for the opportunity to do this podcast—a story I wrote for Mountain Gazette about a ski expedition in Kyrgyzstan getting interrupted by a revolution. Thanks to the Hans Saari Memorial Fund for the opportunity to go over there.
“Molly Loomis is a writer, and skier who lives in Teton Valley. In 2012 she went to Kyrgyzstan to follow in the footsteps of 1930’s era Swiss adventurer Ella Maillart, to ski a peak called Sari Tor. While in the capital city Bishkek, waiting to leave for the mountains, protests broke out. Loomis saw young protesters clash with the police, who responded with gunfire…..”