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Kamchatka Part 3 - Waiting for a weather window at base camp


Kamchatka Part 3 - Waiting for a weather window at base camp

Trip report from day 3 of our expedition to ski the highest volcanoes in Kamchatka


Kamchatka Part 2 - Leaving Klyuchi and emergency camp


Kamchatka Part 2 - Leaving Klyuchi and emergency camp

Trip report from day 2 of our expedition to ski the highest volcanoes in Kamchatka


Kamchatka Part 1 - Getting there


Kamchatka Part 1 - Getting there

Trip report from day 1 of our expedition to ski the highest volcanoes in Kamchatka


Surviving Blizzards in Kamchatka


Surviving Blizzards in Kamchatka

Kiersten and I were packed close together for warmth, huddled in a tent in the middle of the night. Outside the blizzard was raging with air temps -30C and winds of over 100kph. Our hopes of climbing Klyuchevskaya Sopka were dashed. Welcome to Kamchatka


Lounging at the Altar of the Patagonian Mountain Gods


Lounging at the Altar of the Patagonian Mountain Gods

It’s a tough trek to the Cirque de los Altares in Patagonia. The outcome is never certain. Raging rivers, complex moraines, huge glaciers and of course the constant battering from the prevailing westerly winds provide the main obstacles.


A land far, far away with fire breathing mountains waiting to be skied!


A land far, far away with fire breathing mountains waiting to be skied!

Our expedition to Kamchatka in 2013 to ski Klyutchevskoy Sopka was an unforgettable mountain experience. Hard, tough, weather against us. But we loved it!


Un mulo, dos arrieros, dos perros y tres montañeros


Un mulo, dos arrieros, dos perros y tres montañeros

With the humble effort of a mule, 2 drovers and 4 mountaineers. If all who use the refuge care and respect it. Keep it, the lake and the environment clean. Take our garbage and leave the window and door locked when we leave. We will continue to have shelter for many years to come


Night on a bare mountain in the Sierra Nevada


Night on a bare mountain in the Sierra Nevada

Sometimes it takes a great effort to leave the comfort of one's home and head for the cold, icy peaks. Some hardship though, is always rewarded by the mountains.


A Little Piece Of Green in A Far And Distant Land


A Little Piece Of Green in A Far And Distant Land


Surviving Patagonia 2010


Surviving Patagonia 2010

We have to keep going, we are beyond the point of no return and safety lies ahead of us not behind us. Non of us have ever experienced anything like the 36 hours that that we lived through.