Blizzards, snowdrifts, gales, frostbite, snow blindness, buried tents, floods, hardship, cold, sleepless nights. It must be summer then in deepest Patagonia.
- A Collection of My Favourite Mountaineering Quotes
- Trips to the wild and windswept Patagonian Icefield
- Swapping Life Stories with Kenton Cool
- Surviving Blizzards in Kamchatka
- Skiing with Rita in the Back Garden
- The Early Days in Andalucia
A summary of our expeditions to the Southern Patagonian Icefields
My own personal experience of the effects of becoming snow blind, after a tough time on the Patagonian Icecap
Brilliant Poem by Michelle Wakeley about her time spent on our 2010 Southern Patagonian Icecap Expedition
The expedition was beset by unsettled weather and enforced route changes due to unseasonal warm weather.
There is no room for individuals if you plan to visit wild, untamed mountain wilderness. Every day can have it’s own challenges and difficulties. Teamwork is everything!
Trip report, personal thoughts and recommendations after this years expedition to the Patagonian Icecap
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.
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.
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