Roughly a year ago we went to Scotland to do a winter skills training, for me would be the second one, first one for Pata. After the mention training, the winter pretty much passed away and we have been craving winter and snow since. Things a settling down in life and we have had to … More Banana gully winter climb
We have now been trekking for three years in different countries and it was always a dream to go to the world’s highest mountain range. We had heard many stories and we wanted to live it ourselves; life on the mountains, sherpas, teahouses…etc. So after lots of planning we bough flights for The Himalayas in … More Self guided trek in Nepal
Because of a big Welsh adventure we are planning we needed to find a decent 4 seasons tent. We are planning to walk in winter on the mountains of Wales for 9 days. So I came up with the idea of doing a one night walk up Cadair Idris to try out one of our … More Overnight on Cadair Idris
After so many treks on the hills, we finally managed to prepare a trip where climbing would have its own time. We were planning our second road trip to Europe where we would be heading to Croatia in the south east. Slovenia was the country that caught our eye of the countries that we would … More Slovenia- A climbers paradise
When preparing our second road trip in Europe we were greatly influenced by our first trip in 2017, and knew that a walk in Austria had to be on the cards for 2018 on our way to Slovenia to climb. It has become a bit of a tradition to use books from the Cicerone … More Trekking in Austria
Having decided we (especially Pata) could do with learning some winter skills, what with how much we like walking in wintery conditions, Pato went about finding us an instructor. We love Scotland, and it provided the perfect environment for practicing winter skills in harsh, snowy conditions without leaving the country. We found Jonathan Preston a … More Winter skills
Weather is something that we always have to consider when we are heading out to the mountains, and some times due to complacency we relax a bit especially in warm countries. For instance, when I am walking in the UK, I naturally expect rain, fog, cold… etc, but when I am walking in Spain, as … More Never underestimate the mountains.
Snowdon the highest peak in Wales and one of the highest mountains in the UK is located in Snowdonia National park in North Wales. The easy access to the mountain make it one of the most popular mountains in the UK. In fact summer can be quite unpleasant unless you like crowds! There are several … More Snowdon (Miners’ path(w))
The Dolomites are mountains that I didn’t know existed until I saw a picture on social media and instantly fell in love with them. They are a mountain range in the very north of Italy known for their incredibly sheer sides and the dolomite rock they are made up of. For this reason they are … More Storm on The Dolomites
Walking always makes up part of our adventure and while Greenland was predominantly a kayaking trip, we also planned a 3 day trek to see the amazing Qooroq glacier that fills the fjords with icebergs in the area we’d been paddling over the past four days. This plan was soon put to bed when we were … More Why we failed at finding the glacier.