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October 5th 2010 - Written by: Osprey Packs

Bikes Around the World: Hydration Packs in Afghanistan

We just had to post this photo, taken by Shannon Galpin of Mountain 2 Mountain.

Founded in 2006 by Shannon, M2M is a non-profit that creates education and opportunity for women and girls in conflict regions. Today, M2M is a burgeoning nonprofit that has touched the lives of hundreds of men, women and children in Afghanistan. Not only has Shannon managed to launch projects across the war-torn country, but in 2009, she also became the first woman to ride a mountain bike in Afghanistan.

According to her, “apparently even dodgy Afghan boiled water tastes better coming through your hydration packs!” Thanks Shannon!

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