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Luc Mehl

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Luc Mehl grew up in rural Alaska, has a graduate degree from MIT, and now lives in Anchorage. He draws creative lines across topographic maps and crafts them into awe-inspiring adventures such as traverses of the three tallest summits in North America: Denali (2011, 200 miles), Mount Logan (2012, 370 miles), and Orizaba (2013, 240 miles). He has won the Alaska Mountain Wilderness Ski Classic five times and the Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic twice. See Luc's trip reports, photos, and award-winning videos at thingstolucat.com

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