2014 Rab Mountain Marathon

Wednesday, 1st October 2014 by
RichardA challenging weekend of running in a rarely-visited bit of the lakes (and a picture from last year's race)...

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A digest of recent weeks…

Wednesday, 1st October 2014 by
The lake at Foret d'OrientI seem to have fallen in to the same trap as my FB friends. That is, not that I’ve actually starting using FB and giving away more and more personal details and preferences so that they can bombard me with marketing

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How to get a better phone than an iPhone 6

Thursday, 25th September 2014 by
iphone-6Look, all you need to do is …

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Passy Via Ferrata

Thursday, 18th September 2014 by
Anna, Pete, and Ian getting ready for the Passy via ferrata.  Anna and Ian didn't have bone-fide via ferrata shock absorbing lanyards!  :sock:Ian is too busy to write up our little adventure in Passy, just down the valley from Chamonix, so I thought I would post a few photos to remember a fun day out.

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Forbes Arête, Aiguille du Chardonnet

Wednesday, 3rd September 2014 by
A selfie of Laetitia and Pete on the summit of Aiguille du ChardonnetNote to self: If you go up a mountain after too much time spent in the office and too little time spent acclimatising, it’s going to hurt – everywhere!

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Aiguilles Crochues, Voie Ravanel

Thursday, 28th August 2014 by
Laetitia on top of Aiguilles Crochues (2840m)Today it was sunny, so we went rock climbing!

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Summer in Les Contamines … week 1

Friday, 22nd August 2014 by
On the way to the col de la FenêtreThe first week of our holiday in Les Contamines

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MIA Training

Sunday, 10th August 2014 by
Scrambling and short roping skills on the north ridge of TryfanRecently I spent nine days at Plas y Brenin in North Wales on the Mountain Instructor Award (MIA) training course.

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