NPR Piece Details Alumnus' Polar Ski Expedition
NPR reporter and Adirondack Bureau Chief Brian Mann reported on Grant and her travel companions’ experiences in the Adirondack Mountains.
When asked if she was daunted to ski a wilderness trail at double-digits below zero, Grant told NPR that she was eager to get outside.
Majors: Creative Writing and French
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“Oh, I said, ‘Hell yes’ ... Actually this is something I’ve been hoping to do,” Grant says. “My grandfather was in the 10th Mountain Division. He used to climb up Marcy for breakfast. I feel like I’m in my element, I just never had gotten here before.”
Grant says that this expedition “was a life-changing day of being tested on every level,” and that she has Hamilton to thank for fueling her love of the outdoors and athletics.