Mountains

Getting back on it

Since coming out of hospital with Kit, last December, I’ve been keen to ‘get back on it’. To me ‘getting back on it’ meant doing some sport, forming some kind of routine and being slightly organised.  After months of bedrest and a couple of months not leaving Kit’s bedside in NICU even the smallest amount […]

Author: Squash Falconer
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Categories: Adventure, Baby, GoPro, Health, Kit, Mountain, Mountains, Salomon, Ski Touring, Squash Falconer, Suunto, Tignes, Training

Everest, Giving Birth & the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

“What was harder Squash, Everest or having a baby?”.  I have been asked this question so many times since Kit was born and I definitely have the answer (keep reading to find out!).  But I’ve also been thinking about the similarities of both “events”. I never imagined climbing Everest 7 years ago would have helped […]

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Categories: Adventure, Baby, Food & Diet, Health, Kit, Mountain, Mountains, Pregnancy, Squash Falconer

6 Months Pregnant

Reaching 24 weeks pregnant was a huge mile stone!!  Add to that seeing the consultant recently and having good news was the best feeling in the world. My previous blog, we’re having a baby, will bring you fully up to date with what’s been going on and why there’s a few issues. In a nut […]

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Categories: GoPro, Health, Mountains, Pregnancy, Squash Falconer, Tignes, Uncategorized

Snow+Rock Backcountry Ski Touring Adventure

Freeflo and I have teamed up for the past two years with Snow+Rock to deliver backcountry ski touring adventure courses in Tignes.  With record snowfall this season, we knew that the course was going to be a good one. Snow+Rock Backcountry Ski Touring Adventure With more and more people venturing into the backcountry there’s huge […]

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Categories: Adventure, GoPro, Mountain, Mountains, Salomon, Ski Touring, Skiing, Snow & Rock, Squash Falconer, Suunto, Tignes

The Knickers Philosophy – it’s the small stuff

Some of you may already know about the Knickers Philosophy, “If your knickers are right, then your day goes right.” Background When I first began mountaineering I missed the bit about bring 4 pairs of knickers on a month-long expedition.  I was away for 28 days, so I took 28 pairs!  Although it was a […]

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Categories: Adventure, GoPro, Kit, Mountain, Mountains, Salomon, Ski Touring, Squash Falconer, Suunto, Tignes, Training

Mountain Tracks Off-Piste Adventure Week

A couple of weeks ago I was contacted to do an off-piste adventure by Mountain Tracks – a small team of Mountain Guides and Ski Coaches who share a passion for the mountains and deliver alpine mountain experiences. They had had a last-minute cancellation for their off piste adventure week.  It was in Sainte Foy […]

Author: Squash Falconer
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Categories: Adventure, GoPro, Mountain, Mountains, Salomon, Ski Touring, Skiing, Snow & Rock, Squash Falconer, Suunto, Tignes

Getting my Mountain Leader Award

“Squash, it does seem a bit backwards, climbing Everest, doing the expeditions you’ve done, to now do your Mountain Leader Award.” stated Nathan as we were navigating our way towards a bothy (a small hut used as a mountain refuge) on the South West coast of the Isle of Rum on our ML assessment a […]

Author: Squash Falconer
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Categories: Adventure, Kit, Lowe Alpine, Mountain, Mountain Leader, Mountains, Rab, Salomon, Squash Falconer, Suunto

Snow & Rock Back Country Ski Adventure with Squash Falconer & Freeflo

I love skiing and I’m passionate about mountaineering.  A few years ago I started ski touring (skiing across open country, walking uphill on skis as well as skiing downhill). For me ski touring is the perfect sport – I can enjoy the thrill of skiing and get my kicks climbing the mountain too.  Attaching skins […]

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Categories: Adventure, Mountains, Ski Touring, Skiing, Snow & Rock, Squash Falconer