Donald where’s your troosers?!

As I dosed my consciousness lay on standby. Not completely switched off. Still processing concepts that would present themselves but without context or logic. Unexplained visions linked by a narrative that didn’t follow normal rules. But the narrative was at least a pleasant one. Then came a concept into the story that I wasn’t expecting, […]

Infinite Spur

We arrived in Talkeetna tired, jet lagged and confused. The past 36 hours had been a whirlwind of getting on off various forms of transport and moving large amounts of food and equipment. After an obligatory Road House breakfast we headed off to the National Park office for our ranger briefing. Before the briefing I […]

Pre-Expedition Panic

I wake up eager and excited, but also slightly nervous and stressed. One more day of packing and organising before me and Ben head off to try and climb a new route in the Revelation Mountains in Alaska. There’s excitement in the fact that soon we will soon be where we have been planning and […]

Winter Walker

Not only is the North Face of the Grandes Jorasses my favourite place to climb in the Alps it also has my favourite approach. After 45 minutes of skinning up through the hustle and bustle of the Mer de Glace we fork off left onto the Leschaux glacier and suddenly we are in our own […]