Top tips to stay healthy trekking to Gokyo Lakes and Everest Base Camp 

Top tips to stay healthy trekking to Gokyo Lakes and Everest Base Camp Trekking at altitude in the Nepal Himalayas is going to be a much better experience if you are healthy. There are a few little tricks you can do to make sure you stay well and fit. My first adventure to this region… Continue reading Top tips to stay healthy trekking to Gokyo Lakes and Everest Base Camp 

Training for everest

Training for everest The first question I’m asked when I tell people I’m going to Everest is (after WHY CLIMB IT?) what type of training I do. The simple answer is, I’ve been training for it since I decided to climb the 7 summits back in April 2014. That’s four years of dedicated, intense training.… Continue reading Training for everest

Pyrenees solo

Day 0 London Gatwick Airport to Barcelona Unboxing my bike at Barcelona airport, my heart almost sank when I saw my front tyre completely flat. I remembered I had a patched inner tube in there, so I grabbed the spare one I took with me. Which was also a patched inner! Spent the next 2… Continue reading Pyrenees solo

Aconcagua

Carstensz Pyramid Mar ’17 (6th ‘7summit’) The noise of the tent’s cheap nylon wildly flapping right by my head woke up me. Weather forecast was right; it has been a windy night at Camp Colera, 6000m. I am buried deep into my sleeping bag, it is warm and cosy. I check my watch, 10 minutes… Continue reading Aconcagua

Stage 19, L’Etape du Tour Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne to La Toussuire, Sunday 19 July

Stage 19, L’Etape du Tour Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne to La Toussuire, Sunday 19 July When I read the big yellow sign by the side of the road saying “Even Contador’s legs are hurting” I had to chuckle. This was one of the motivational messages the Etape du Tour organisers came up with to get the riders push… Continue reading Stage 19, L’Etape du Tour Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne to La Toussuire, Sunday 19 July

Climbing Denali/ McKinley 9-23 June, la Expedition

Climbing Denali/ McKinley 9-23 June, la Expedition The highest mountain in North America with a summit elevation of 20,320 feet/ 6,186m, Denali or Mt McKinley in Alaska was going to be my highest mountain of the 7 summits. It is the third most prominent peak after Everest and Aconcagua (lowest point to summit) from the… Continue reading Climbing Denali/ McKinley 9-23 June, la Expedition

Climbing Denali / Mt. McKinley la Summit and Death March

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Climbing Denali / Mt. McKinley la Summit and Death March “Monday 22 June SUMMITED!!!! Day ‘who knows and counts anymore’ on the mountain We moved to High Camp 17,200’ yesterday.. as I suspected the fixed lines were my favourite parts and boy we had two long sections of them. The move goes like this; attach… Continue reading Climbing Denali / Mt. McKinley la Summit and Death March