Luc Mehl is an Alaskan adventurer who utilizes just about every means of human-powered transportation: hiking, running, biking, skiing, swimming, pack rafting, backcountry ice skating. Luc has completed traverses across North America’s three highest peaks - Denali, Mt.. Logan, and Orizaba. He’s also competed in some brutal wilderness adventure races in Alaska.
Who's the Luc that I want to be? That person needs to play in the mountains and take in landscapes and share those experiences with my close friends.
In this episode, we talk about the psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s theory on flow, where one reaches the ultimate combination of high skill and high challenge. This has applications in adventuring, academia, and everyday life. Listen at 13:15.
Rayon-backed tape with an aggressive zinc oxide adhesive. Luc says, "It is, at least in my experience so far, the holy grail of blister care. It's incredible, it will stay on for weeks!"
The crucial, final step for maximum reduction of air infiltration through wall systems is to help create a seamless, protective envelope sealed with Tyvek Tape. Luc says, "It's this incredible tape for patching any fabric. It can even be the stuff that most tapes don't stick to. Pretty much all of my clothes are covered with Tyvek Tape."