In May 2019, Nadhirah Al Harthy became the first Omani woman and the second Omani to climb Mount Everest. I grabbed the chance to talk to her before she ran the 130km Oman by UTMB race.
Truffle hunting season is underway in Northern Italy and I went along to Alba to discover the secrets of the truffle hunters – and taste some local wine and cheese […]
It’s Green Week which this year focuses on the theme of nature and biodiversity, so perhaps an apt time for my article on Climate Change and Alpinism in Chamonix to […]
Now that we can travel in either direction between the UK countries such as France, Italy and Spain without having to self-isolate afterwards, we can finally enjoy some of the […]
Yesterday, French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe announced that from June 2, bars, restaurants, parks, and museums will begin opening in France. We will also be allowed to travel more than […]
The coronavirus pandemic meant this years ski season was cut short. So, whilst in lockdown and missing the snow, I was inspired to put a little film together about one […]
After a summer of ‘serious’ trail running events, it was time to do something more fun, in a stunning setting and to enjoy autumn in the mountains. And as you […]
It was during a weeks ski touring from the Cosmiques hut in Contamines when during our usual post day out beer, mountain guide, Andy Perkins declared he thought mountaineering was […]
Here’s my roundup for Snow Forecast magazine of where to get into ski touring – if it takes your fancy! Also available in Snow and Rock magazine.
‘Skinning up’ has a whole new meaning in Salzburgerland’s Grossarl Valley. But as I soon found out – you can’t beat some pure Austrian schnapps for powering you up those […]