Flying over the Alaska range in a small plane was spectacular. Landing roller-coaster style on a beautiful glacier was even better. Seeing a bunch of unclimbed walls and peaks around got us dizzy. I was already content with the trip and it was just the beginning.
Sunday, 25 June 2017
Friday, 24 March 2017
Having spent the previous winter in the southern hemisphere, I was keen to enjoy the ice offerings this year. To make it more interesting we added a few moves on the rock.
Friday, 3 March 2017
Tuesday, 31 January 2017
Every-time I go to Spain, I am stunned by the quality and the quantity of bolted limestone. Whether you go to Siurana or Rodellar, there is usually a common theme - an old town, tucked away in a spectacular valley with miles of orange rock stretching in all direction. This time we went to Chulilla - a medieval town with a buzzing climbing scene and we even got to stay in a house build centuries ago.
Thursday, 8 December 2016
Friday, 25 November 2016
Ever since the first ascent of Wetterhorn in 1844, the imposing mountain rising up from Grindelwald has captured the imagination of mountaineers. Almost two centuries later, we had a pleasure to climb the ridges and slopes of Wetterhorn on a clear summer day.