"Mountain worship in one form or another is as old and as widespread as mankind."
Douglas Freshfield (1845 - 1934)
Mountaineer, author and mountain explorer
My account of climbing Denali by the West Buttress is available as an ebook on Amazon and other online bookstores.
"This should be a part of any climber's Denali prep ... Also a great read for those new to expedition style climbs."
Exploring Italy's Central Apennines, including a winter reconnaissance of 2912m Corno Grande.
The High Atlas
Winter in Morocco and ascents of the highest peaks in North Africa, 4167m Jebel Toubkal and 4089m Ouanoukrim.
Footsteps on the Mountain blog
- A fascinating journey across Tibet
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:29:02 +0000
The more I learn about Tibet, the less I understand. I've travelled there three times on expeditions and found it a weird and fascinating place. I was keen to read Race to Tibet, a new historical novel by indie author Sophie Schiller. Continue reading
- Poo in the Everest region: is it such a big problem?
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 16:03:48 +0000
Recently I wrote a satirical piece about a fictional washroom at Everest Base Camp as a reaction to more sensationalised media reporting about Everest. But the reports contained a grain of truth that I intend to fertilise in this post. Continue reading
Popular blog topics
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- Photo gallery: Bignor Hill and Duncton Down
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 13:20:17 GMT