In case you've ever wondered what it would be like to rock climb for two weeks by yourself, eating bugs the whole time--that's exactly what entomologist, rock climber, bug-recipe blog founder and edible insect proponent Meghan Curry did in September.
Sleeping on a sheer rock face in a portaledge, a small hanging tent designed for multi-day climbs, for 14 days, Curry satisfied her daily 5,000-calorie requirement to make it to the top of El Capitan, a 7,573-foot cliff in Yosemite National Park, by eating natural foods that incorporate insects. She did it to support a nonprofit organization focused on educating our community about eating insects as an affordable, sustainable way to feed the world.
Bitty Foods, Chapul, EXO, Next Millennium Foods, Bug Bistro and more made appearances in her Twitter feed.
See documentation of Curry's climb below, and check out her IndieGoGo project, too!