Fernanda Gonzalez and a sad donkey choose luggage on the way to the El Chonta cave, Guerrero, Mexico.
For a combined trip to Montana and the Bugaboos, I had to “borrow” a wheelchair to get my bag to the rental car. Life-saver!
This is Africa, man!
A porter carries two enormous mattresses in Nepal’s Khumbu Region in 2014.
Donkey laden with gear for a week climbing in the mountainous Tembien region of northern Ethiopia.
Stuffing the van to the max while traveling from Dali to Li Ming, China.
This is my best friend from Pequeño Alpamayo Basecamp in Bolivia. He’s carried many of my burdens.
I’m getting on the train from Sydney to the Blue Mountains for work and climbing. The mustache was just a bit of added fun.
Balti porters, aka superheroes, carry loads into the Nangma Valley, Karakoram, Pakistan, in 2015.
Climbers come with a lot of baggage, and moving all that equipment around—doing the “duffel shuffle”—is hard work. Our readers submitted their gear-schlepping photos.