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All four seasons!

I was back working for Lochaber Guides today and with a very wintry forecast we headed to Glencoe for a day looking at Alpine skills ready for Prashant’s forthcoming trip to Chamonix. 117 more words


Mt. Daguldol | Laiya Beach

Mountaineering has taught me a lot of things in life. One of those is how to set my priorities correctly. Strangely, I realized this when I was packing my bag for our Daguldol trip. 827 more words


Nepalese dig with bare hands for quake survivors as toll rises to 1,900

(Reuters) – Rescuers dug with their bare hands and bodies piled up in Nepal on Sunday after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded… 970 more words


Mt. Everest: Man vs. Mountain vs. Tectonic Plates

For hikers, trekkers, trail runners, and armchair adventurers, Mt. Everest has to loom large as an ultimate destination. Unfortunately, over the past 20 years, so much high altitude catastrophic loss of life has occurred there. 396 more words


Fate, are you a believer?

A couple of months ago I decided to put aside my climbing ambitions in Nepal this year after my sister, Debbie, was diagnosed with advanced cancer. 310 more words

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December 2014 - Morocco - an Adventure in Each Detail


chopped off chicken heads

on our way to the highest peak of the high atlas mountains


some berbers


snow in the morning… 3,024 more words

Being Driven