Injury.. how we deal with it living in the mountains

Max working on his laptop testing the Powertraveller Phoenix 90

Staying strong and focused I’m often asked what the hardest part was training for Everest and the Seven Summits. I found staying injury free the biggest challenge! Day in and day out you stress your muscles, joints and ligaments training like a professional athlete but with a full time job and no access or time… Continue reading Injury.. how we deal with it living in the mountains

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Avalanche Safety Course

Avalanche Safety Course When it comes to winter and mountain skills, I realised I didn’t have the relevant knowledge to plan tours and stay safe in the mountains. I want to be confident in the outdoors and know where danger lies and how we can avoid getting into trouble. Being able to read the snow… Continue reading Avalanche Safety Course

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Ice Ice Baby

Ice Ice Baby The ‘Seven Summits’. What’s next? Everyone asked. Unless you go to the Moon, you can’t climb higher than Chomolugma and I wasn’t interested in another 8,000m peak.Learning new skills however, and pushing my mind and body out of my comfort zone is a different pie. I wanted to wait until the next… Continue reading Ice Ice Baby

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She-Devil

She-Devil Legend has it that unwary hunters would follow a beautiful, flame-haired mountain nymph, only to disappear forever – the Diavolezza is said to get its name from this she-devil. After leaving the car park, I spend the lower section of the climb shaking my arms to get the blood flowing into my hands. Fingers… Continue reading She-Devil

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Training Together Q&A

Tent for 1 or 2? In our working and private lives, we can walk alone or with a partner. Sometimes we have no choice and have to stomp in the deep snow by oneself. We are all different individuals. Some of us like going on solo adventures, others strive when they have their partner, friend… Continue reading Training Together Q&A

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9 Months Out

9 Months Out Stepping into 2022, the year we’ll attempt an unclimbed mountain in the Nepal Himalayas, we realised it was time to make plans how we’re going to train for the expedition. This project is the reason we venture out in freezing cold temperates for a run (-15C is quite balmy here at the… Continue reading 9 Months Out

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