This isn't my usual blog post, and certainly not one I wanted to write either. Yesterday my friend Lakpa Thundu Sherpa died in an avalanche on Ama
What were you doing this last time year?
I was returning from my second attempt to climb Everest. The Nepal earthquake put a stop to that. Three guys on my team didn't come home after an
Icefall – the book tour!
Pleased to announce the first dates of my book signing and speaking tour across the UK over the coming months. More details will follow - but this is
Walk4Nepal – 12 Months On
Last Summer I organised a fundraising 'Walk for Nepal' in my local area. We had six people and raised £70. Every little helps, especially
Dealing with the festive blues
So it's the time of year when I'm as cheerful as a Turkey at Christmas, we're swamped with cheesy inspirational quotes for the year ahead, when health
Mount Everest 2015 Earthquake: What really happened
This is my latest and final blog from my Everest 2015 expedition. This season is now officially over, but the carnage for the people of Nepal is far
The cruel and twisted end to Everest 2014.
It's with bitter disbelief and immense disappointment to confirm my Everest 2014 expedition is over. I am utterly gutted and I cannot pretend
First glimpses of Mt Everest: Eyes on the Prize
I think the reduced oxygen has been getting to me as I've had a busy few hours of "down time" at Gokyo posting updates, sending emails and confusing
On the road to the top of the world…
I've had a really pleasing and encouraging first week of the expedition. From Monjo we took a fair climb up to Namche Bazaar. It was quite gradual,