The Indo Project: Sasha DiGiulian in West Timor

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After the indigenous people of Indonesia’s West Timor prevented miners from destroying their sacred mountains, they sought alternative forms of revenue. A team of kayakers and climbers including Sasha DiGiulian and Climbing Editor-at-Large Julie Ellison traveled here with one question: Can climbing and adventure tourism help save an island?"

Read a full feature about the trip in the December/January issue of Climbing Magazine, on sale November 28. Subscribe here for print, or here for the digital edition.