Ready, steady, Cho Oyu... our first rotation and six days on 'the hill' to acclimatise for the summit bid has begun. Me, Charlene and Rolfe are now
Cho Oyu First Glimpse!
Cho Oyu nearly had Alex falling out of his tent today, when he got his first view of the big hill. Epic doesn't cut it. Not a bad spot to be resting,
Training for Everest or an 8000m peak
With 16 talks in the last 32 days to over 900 people, one of the key questions has been: “What’s next?”. It’s Cho Oyu. The 6th highest peak in the
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
Solo National Three Peaks Cycle Challenge
It's that time after a challenge where I can take the time to recover in my comfort zone and enjoy reflecting on what I've just endured, whilst
Fall Down 7 Times… Get Up 8 Times… Never Ever Give Up.
The tears choked my family as I waved goodbye and shuffled through security at Manchester Airport. The big day was here. "I'll see you in June!" I
Natural remedies for a New Years hangover…
First of all, it's a little late but happy New Year to all of my followers and supporters! Hope you had a good Christmas too. Only 359 days to the