How outdoor institutions destroy themselves
After several months away from podcasting, I had to pull one together today based on a question about a Denali expedition that’s leaving tomorrow (it’s…
Back in 2008, I wrote a short piece in my blog titled “Ode to a piss bottle”, which I’d like to think was a classic in pee bottle literature, no doubt…
Below is another extract from my upcoming book on top rope soloing (TR soloing) called On the Line. Before you can pick the best tool on the market, you…
Walking and Talking
A conversation with Hazel Findlay
An extract from On the Line book
"For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want of a rider the message…
Keeping your hands warm and your fingers nimble in the outdoors is a perennial issue, a problem that afflicts the human body in both sub-zero and above…
The following article looks into the subject of facemasks for use in extreme weather environments. Hats, hoods and Balaclavas The hood is a detail of…
Hi Everyone. I’m currently working on a new instalment of my ‘By a Thread’ series, this time on the subject of face protection, but while I’m working…
The Scorpion Catch