So, are you going back to Everest?! I should have known that posting photos of Lukla Airport would send the Twitter sphere into a frenzy. It’s like
Lakpa Thundu Sherpa – A legend made and lost in the mountains
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
Everesting – Summiting in the Saddle
My tale of cycling the vertical height of Mount Everest (29,035ft) within 24 hours. Read on... So as you're likely aware my last two attempts to
Adapt and Overcome
I couldn't climb Mount Everest, this year, or last year, so I will cycle up it. Sort of... Right now, the Nepal earthquake victims have had to adapt
Hitting the trail
Bistārai bistārai ākarṣaka bām̐dara. Most climbers on Everest this season will be starting their blogs with 'Namaste' which means 'Hello' in
No snow? Never mind – there’s plenty on Everest…
So here's a post before everyone breaks up for the Christmas period. Unless you're working part-time in a restaurant like me, in which case it only
Coming back stronger: it’s what I do best.
So after nearly a whole week in Kathmandu I've had time to dwell on the events that I've been through on this rollercoaster of a month. I've been able
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
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
”Are you the chap that’s climbing Everest?”
The title of the blog is the question I was asked by a lady whom I'd cycled past on Wednesday evening, on a routine 60 mile ride from my local village
”If you say you can or you can’t do something, you’re probably right”.
I'm not usually one to promise something then not deliver... but I've fallen into the trap of promising to keep my blogs updated more often and
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