6th summit

Carstensz Pyramid Mar ’17 (6th ‘7summit’) Carstensz is near the Equator so there is no ‘season’ to climb it. “There’s bad weather all year around” or as I approached it, you can attempt to climb it anytime! And because organising an expedition to the mountain is a logistical nightmare, you really are in the hands… Continue reading 6th summit

Climbing the Matterhorn

Climbing the Matterhorn I was telling my friends the other day that at the end of every summer I look back and think.. yeah I’ve had a good one! Whether I‘d do an epic European road trip or venture further, I make sure my summers are filled with adventures, laughs, family & friends’ time, incredible… Continue reading Climbing the Matterhorn

The Hurt half marathon


The Hurt half marathon Quads now recovered from the race in the Surrey Hills, I still can’t stop thinking (and laughing) about how I managed to get lost on a marked route (in the second lap!) 🙂 Wandering off the course during a half means that you quickly realise something has gone wrong, the downside… Continue reading The Hurt half marathon

Welcome to my challenge

Welcome to my challenge Alexandra had her first taste of climbing mountains in March 2012 when she made a solo three-week trek in the Nepal Himalayas. The experience was life changing and inspired Alexandra to reach even greater heights by setting one of the biggest goals of her life so far – to climb the… Continue reading Welcome to my challenge

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Super summer

Super summer As summer was approaching I planned for a different climbing experience but I simply can’t complain. It all started when my Land Rover broke down half an hour down the M25 as we were driving towards Dover, the gateway of 2.5 weeks of fun in Switzerland in France. As we were being towed… Continue reading Super summer