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Episode 58 – Ashley Hartz – On Backcountry Skiing in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Ashley Hartz is an amateur adventurer who lives for the thin line between a bad idea and a great idea. She’s lived on six continents and her adventures have taken her to Afghanistan, Iraq, Nigeria, Tunisia and Myanmar, among other countries. While her day job in international development keeps her busy, she’s currently planning the first ever Iraq Ski Rally, a ski race for international and local skiers, which will take place next January on the Iraq/Iran border.

Her adventures have been chronicled in international media outlets such as this Guardian Article. She has made it her mission to explore the unexplored parts of the world when not working. Her trip last year to Iraq is the first known backcountry skiing of that part of the country. Listen as she shares her passion for adventure and travel in this episode.

 

Episode 58- Ashley Hartz


 

 

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Margaret Schlachter is Founder of DirtinYourSkirt.com. She has been part of the OCR Community since 2010. When not working on the next article she can be found running from race-to-race. She is Editor-in-Chief of MudRunGuide.com. She authored the book Obstacle Race Training.
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