"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 Gran Sasso reconnaissance
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:12:19 +0000
I was dimly aware of the Apennine mountains running down the spine of peninsula Italy, but I'd never given them much thought. I discovered the Gran Sasso massif is a hill walkers' paradise, with attainable mountains even in the depths of winter. Continue reading
- Creative peak bagging is the way forward
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:05:29 +0000
Last year was an unusual one for me. There were few real plans, and my travels ended up evolving out of necessity and opportunity, but I kind of liked it that way and I believe a combination of loose planning and going with the flow is the way forward in travel. Continue reading
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- Video playlist: From the Atlas to the Sahara
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