Climbing Ben Macdui in gale force winds, strong enough to knock you off your feet! (Munros Completed : Derry Cairngorm (18), Ben Macdui (19)).
Easter weekend hiking in the Cairngorms, a great trip with good weather (Munros Completed : Lochnagar (9), Carn an t-Sagairt Mor (10), Carn a’Choire Bhoidheach (White Mounth) (11), Cairn Bannoch (12), Broad Cairn (13), Glas Maol (14), Creag Leacach (15), Carn an Tuirc (16), Cairn of Claise (17)).
A climb to the highest mountain on the Iberian peninsula, the Mulhacen (3,500m) on Boxing day.
The home leg via Gokyo Ri. Tiredness is creeping in & the weather is deteriorating.
The mornings are now colder and even though light it is only when the sun breaks through with its warmth that you manage to shake off your tiredness. We’re now at the final approach to Everest Base Camp and climbing […]
Meeting a famous sherpa & a lesson in altitude sickness.
Shopping in Namche for a new sleeping bag & viewing the infamous Yeti skull.
Flying into Lukla & starting the trek.
A three week trip to the Himalayas in Nepal. Starting at Kathmandu, flying to Lukla and hiking along the famous Khumbu trail, this amazing trip culminated in the spectacularly close views of Mount Everest from Kala Pattar.
A short weekend away in the Tyndrum & Mamlorn hills in the Southern Highlands of Scotland. Crisp, blustery & at times very cold (Munros Completed : Ben Lui (7), Ben Challum (8)).