Gill in Nepal

Gill in Nepal

Early February 2018, and my passport arrived with it’s visa for Nepal. Now it was real, I was going. Two weeks later, I found myself in a Doha airport lounge, surrounded by Nepalese men returning home with large TVs as luggage. There was one other Brit, a woman with...
Fisherfield 6 ( 5 + 1 ) May 2018

Fisherfield 6 ( 5 + 1 ) May 2018

An extra day required more than usual in order to get up to Dundonnell for an early start on Friday. Arriving at the Smiddy around 8pm on the Thursday evening we had some snacks and a few drinks by the fire. Friday morning Ken kindly dropped us off at the start point...
Nevis CIC 23rd / 24th / 25th February 2018.

Nevis CIC 23rd / 24th / 25th February 2018.

Mike Dunn and Kenny Brookman started the weekend early heading into Coire Nan Lochan on the Friday to climb Ordinary Route on Central Buttress. They started this route in February 1988, retreating due to drunkenness ( possibly darkness ). Therefore it took them...
Coppermining by Ian Wilson

Coppermining by Ian Wilson

Friday 27.10.17 : Doc (Holiday) Douglas and I having refueled on coffee at Aire Force, hopped into the Kirkstone Inn for further hydration. A short steep scramble took us onto St Ravens Edge –  really!…. a blessed bird! –  from where we were...