Posts Tagged ‘Mt. Cameroon’

The Toughest Footrace in Africa

{ Posted on Feb 22 2009 by Bill Zimmerman }
Yesterday the Mount Cameroon Race of Hope was held here in Buea, an event braved by runners every February fourteen times since 1973. This was the third race I’ve witnessed since living in Cameroon. The mountain race is ...Read More »

How-To: Pocket-Sized Maps for the iPod

{ Posted on Jan 23 2009 by Bill Zimmerman }
This is the result of an experiment to put a topo map of Mt. Cameroon on my iPod nano. I’m hardwired with a fascination for maps of all kinds (my post Crowdsource Mapping Cameroon is but one example) so ...Read More »

Mt. Cameroon Summit Video

{ Posted on Nov 21 2007 by Bill Zimmerman }
I got lucky and was able to upload this short video to YouTube, a first for this blog. The wind was blowing so hard at the summit that you can't really hear what either of us are saying. You ...Read More »

Fire on the Mountain

{ Posted on Jan 06 2007 by Bill Zimmerman }
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Tonight was Hans’ birthday. I took a taxi to Bakweri town and dropped at the Pala Pala field next to his family’s compound. The quarter was filled with activity. Women and children gathered around a gushing ...Read More »