"A little perspective," writes Harrison in a Facebook post, the platform where he documented the entirety of his journey North.
Holly “Cargo” Harrison is proof that determination will take you far – literally. The 58-year-old man just finished a 14,181-mile trek from Ushuaia, Argentina to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The journey took him only 530 days. And despite having encountered countless harsh climates, suffered a heart attack, and fought off a grizzly bear, the man still made it in an incredibly fast time.
He even walked the last 1,000 miles of his journey on crutches. Check out what he devised in order to keep walking with a torn tendon:
Cargo found a way to keep going continuously throughout his journey. And it’s impressive to say the least. For well over a year, the former Army Ranger walked about 27 miles a day. And now that it’s over? “My body is going to be so relieved and so happy to be done,” he tells Today, “but every other part of me, you know, is going to be a little bit sad.”
This past Thursday, the police received a call from a climber on the summit of Mt. Hood that had become stranded. Oregon search and rescue coordinator Scott Lucas told KGW-TV that "The Clackamas County Sheriff notified us that [the climber] had gone to the summit of Mount Hood because he was going to end his life up there, and then he changed his mind." A six-man rescue team was dispatched to find the man, but upon reaching him on the 11,250-foot summit, hot conditions made it unsafe
In a matter of minutes, the idyllic turquoise waters of Havasupai Falls became deadly when torrential rains pounded into the Grand Canyon last Wednesday evening and into Thursday morning. According to TIME, the water cascaded into the Havasupai reservation, sending 200 campers and tourists fleeing for higher ground to escape the flash floods. Even though victims had to be rescued from benches, trees, caves, and small islands formed by the waters, it was a miracle that no injuries were
For all those snowmobile lovers out there, here’s a quick tip for next season: if your snowmobile is on fire, don’t just stand around shooting the shit because, typically, fire + fuel = boom. Hope this dude is all right! RELATED: Daniel Hanka’s Ski Took Out A Drone