It was a lucky twist of fate that before I attempted my second Patrouille Aiguille Rouge ( this time the long course) I met Severine Pont Combe in Crans Montana, […]
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.
I’m just back from a ski touring trip to Georgia and it was a great few days of stunning landscapes, lovely people, amazing food- all super cheap… and, of course, fantastic […]
My article on winter in Mount Toubkal in Morocco is out now in Adventure Travel Magazine…… you can read more about the trip here in an earlier blog post and the […]
Skiing will be the death of British Alpinism”, exclaims Andy Kirkpatrick in his book ‘Cold Wars’. In an amusing exchange between himself and British mountain guide and 11 times Everest […]
I recently had an invite to watch the fourth and only French round of the World Cup in La Plagne and chat to team GB coach Andy Turner, as well as […]
I’ve been in Chamonix for nearly three weeks now and it feels like it’s been snowing for almost an eternity. Apart from Wednesday the weather has been pretty bleak, despite […]
I’m generally always happy to see the first falling snowflakes in the mountains, hinting at the good times ahead, but this time I wished it could have held off a […]
From the heat if the Cayman’s ( 30c ) to the snow if the southern alps. Here’s my latest piece on skiing in Risoul. Provence on snow: The Southern Alps
I’m on a mammoth bulletin reading shift at BBC London, thanks to the weather and travel “chaos”. Good for me though….