Mountains

Ski Touring Adventure, Tignes

April 15th 2016 “I’ve got three days, the weather looks ok and there will be windows of opportunity.  Pack light and bring good snacks”, she said.  Floss from FREEFLO has a reputation; she’s an awesome skier, a great instructor and is highly skilled in the backcountry.  As ski tour buddies go, they don’t get much […]

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Categories: Mountains, Salomon, Ski Touring, Skiing, Squash Falconer, Suunto

The Red Bull X-Alps – Team GBR

With little over six weeks to go before the start of the Red Bull X-Alps the athletes are preparing for the race of their lives.  With it’s reputation as the toughest adventure race in the world the Red Bull X-Alps covers a straight line distance of just over 1000km, from Salzburg to Monaco, which must […]

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Categories: Mountains, Paragliding, Powertraveller, Red Bull X-Alps, Training

Helping Nepal with Toblerone

Nepal and it’s people hold a special place in my heart – I have been fortunate to visit four times and each time I’ve fallen more in love with the place, the people and their culture. Shocked and sad about the earthquake I felt pretty helpless in the comfort of my home, wondering how I […]

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Categories: Charity, Mountains

Nepal, Everest Summit Anniversary, & Toblerone

It’s four years today since I was on top of the world, literally. I’m careful where I use the word luck, because to hold luck responsible for something isn’t always accurate and can take away from the effort involved.  However, I can definitely say, especially in light of recent events in Nepal, I was lucky […]

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Categories: Charity, Everest Expedition, Mountains

Climbing Grande Sassiere

Twelve years ago resting on the side of a ski piste in Tignes, France, we were looking across the valley to the largest peak on the horizon. “That’s Sassiere, you can climb that” announced my friend Jason and I thought that seemed like a cool thing to do and made a mental note that one […]

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Categories: Mountains, Powertraveller, Uncategorized

The Wonder of Camping

My first real camping experience was with my friends when I was at secondary school.  We were doing our Duke of Edinburgh’s award and to me, at the time, it meant one thing…  FREEDOM! I was so excited.  We headed off into the hills with huge packs on our backs, big smiles on our faces and […]

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Categories: Camping, Mountains

Searching for the Kiberan Girl

Last year I was part of the Wings of Kilimanjaro team; the largest group to ever summit the world’s tallest free standing mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro and Nepalese Pilot Sano Babu Sunuwar and his guide Matthew Lyimo successfully flew from the summit.  The project raised over $600,000 for charities on the ground in Tanzania and one of […]

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Categories: Charity, Mountains, Paragliding, Wings of Kilimanjaro

South America

I’m recently back from an epic 10 week trip in South America.  A journey through Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia and Brazil doing the first 3000miles on my BMW F800 GS Adventure! I was with a crew and together we were filming for an adventure travel series.. details to follow! Our schedule was very full.  It was […]

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Categories: BMW, Motorbikes, Mountains, Paragliding, Peli, Powertraveller, tv