Kit

Socks!

There are certain things in life that you just shouldn’t scrimp on, among which are; climbing rope, toilet paper and socks. I suppose we don’t give a lot of thought to socks. A sock is a sock, right? Wrong. You can be forgiven for thinking this because like so many things you don’t know the […]

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Knickers, Emails & Packing Chaos!

So the big question – How many pairs of Knickers does one take on a trip to climb Mt Everest??? The answer – One pair for each day, obviously!  That’ll be 60 pairs then! As you can see from the photo there’s a very splendid pair of knickers that I’ll be taking with me.  ‘My […]

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Testing kit

I’ve been climbing mountains since 2006 and over the years you learn what works/what doesn’t, what’s good/what isn’t etc.  Kit is a very important and personal thing.   Basically it’s got to work, it’s got to be comfortable and it’s got to be a nice colour so you like it! Some of the kit that I […]

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In Chamonix with RAB

  I am really excited to be working with RAB and delighted that they are offical sponsors for my upcoming Everest trip.  As you can see from my last post I have been trying and testing some of my RAB kit out here in the Alps.  Just recently I headed over to Chamonix and did […]

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