Ross Wehner

Ross Wehner is a freelance writer and professional mountain guide based in Seattle, Wash.

Climate & Energy

In the Andes Mountains, the pace of climate change is far from glacial

Even 16,500 feet in the air, perched on the steep slope of a volcano in Ecuador, French glaciologist Bernard Francou moves gracefully. Hopping among ice blocks and jagged rock debris, he stops suddenly before a boulder with blue letters painted …