There are a few common mistakes people make at high-altitude. In this blog post I detail seven of these mistakes. Ignore them and some could have deadly consequences. … The Seven Sins of High-Altitude
Leave No Trace principles are based on practices which minimise impact on the environment and are also respectful to other visitors. Twenty-one years ago, I spent almost a month learning… Are you breaking Leave No Trace principles without realising?
Suffering from cold hands and feet in the mountains is unpleasant at best. A common misconception is thinking that thicker gloves and socks are what will keep extremities warmer. However,… Warmer hands and feet in the mountains
A friend told me about a bad travel experience he’d had whilst on expedition in Kyrgyzstan. He was mugged on his return from the mountains. He had handed over his… What men could learn from solo female travellers.
Fast and light in the mountains; a phrase synonymous with alpinism. Covering ground quickly is important if we aspire to climb alpine routes, reach higher peaks or even trek long… Five tips for being fast and light in the mountains
Taking travel photos of local people can perfectly capture your trip, illustrate a fascinating culture, show the emotion of an event or simply convey beauty of a place. But how… How to photograph people when you travel
Everyone knows that when overseas, tap water can be unsuitable for drinking, and could cause illness. There is also generally good awareness that water used for brushing teeth should… Travel tips: Water purification for travel and expeditions
As passengers tucked into bacon sandwiches and milky cups of tea an announcement came over the tannoy, “the sea conditions today are moderate to rough.” “How rough could the Bristol… Lundy – Climbing on England’s Secret Island