Monday, 3 October 2016

Portobello Book Festival (Edinburgh) - 7 to 9th October 2016

Please to be able to intriduce my book 'In Some Lost Place' first ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazino Rodge on the 9th of October.

The book can be purchased at the festival or direct from myself (

There is a fantastic line up of speakers and events!

Thursday, 8 September 2016

Vallorcine granite

A nice mornings rock climbing with Will Brook

Vallorcine rock climbing is on good clean granite.It's an idea venue for learning to rock climb and  brushing up skills.

An nice secluded place and this time of year, although its a victim of it's on success during the busy holidays.

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Another Mont Blanc, 6/7 September 2016

It's not a bad office eh?

David, Robert, Will and David Sharp (Asp guide) on the summit. 

View towards the Aig du Midi

Robert and Will as we left the summit this morning, The shadow of Mont Blanc in the background!

Monday, 5 September 2016

Chamonix in the rain.

Introduction to crevasse rescue and hauling systems.

Climbing a rope with prussicks.

Even on a rainy day Chamonix is a nice place to be!

Sunday, 4 September 2016

Nice times on Mont Blanc

Sun set from the Goutier hut, We  had zero stonefall when we crossed the Grand couloir- lucky us!  There has been some huge rock slides though.

Birgit on the second boss -  4547m

Back at the Goutier hut - (Refuge du Goutier 3817m)

Monday, 29 August 2016

Mont Blanc summit climb.

Yasmin Gahtani on the summit of Mont Blanc yesterday 28th August

Descending from the summit

By the  Refuge de Goutier

 Summit flag!

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Saturday, 27 August 2016

Aiguille du Midi mountain climbing.

 Yesterday I was working with Adventure Consultants (NZ) here in Chamonix.This photo above is Yasmin on the Arete du Midi

Point Lachenal

Yasmin loved being on the summit

Technical mixed climbing with Yasmin

More please, its amazing!