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vietnam 286 25th Jan 2012 Life in the freezer....

After a great few days of winter skills training I'm having an 'admin' day in our little log cabin near Aviemore.  Outside the window it is calm and mild. However, like all things in a Scottish winter, it's very easy to be deceived.  Friends...

IMG 6087 18th Jan 2012 In praise of Patagonia

It was over 20 years ago, during a climbing trip to Boulder in Colorado, when I bought my first item of Patagonia clothing.  It was one of Patagonia's original Snap-T fleece pullovers in a very fetching lurid purple with orange trim (yes,...

no-image 17th Jan 2012 How times have changed...

Next time you are screwing in a Black Diamond Turbo Express ice screw,  pulling down on some steep ice with your Black Diamond Cobra tools or enjoying the technical heaven of your Petzl Lynx crampons you shold spare a thought for the pioneers...

no-image 16th Jan 2012 Usual great trailer - usual world class event......

The Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (SHAFF) is always one of our favourite events of the year.  Perfectly positioned in the annual calendar (9-11th March) so you'll be bubbling with inspiration for the summer.  Full details are on the SHAFF...

no-image 4th Jan 2012 Looking forward to 2012

I started Peak Mountaineering because I wanted to share my love of the mountains with as many people as possible.  Since my first scrabbly climb up a damp and loose gritstone quarry wall all those years ago I’ve been hooked on this crazy...