"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
- Remembering the avalanche: a tribute to all Sherpas
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:09:58 +0000
There's no better way to mark the anniversary of the avalanche on Everest last year than by remembering one of the Sherpas who died. Here's a post that is a tribute not just to him, but to all Sherpas who work the high mountains. Continue reading
- Trailblazing up Monte Sirente
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:01:06 +0000
Our third trip to the Apennine Mountains took us to an area we hadn't visited before. Our ascent of Monte Sirente was a good day out in the mountains, with some tough trail breaking through deep snow and an exhilarating climb. Continue reading
Popular blog topics
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- Photo gallery: Oke Tor and Belstone Common
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 19:58:37 +0100