Blizzards, snowdrifts, gales, frostbite, snow blindness, buried tents, floods, hardship, cold, sleepless nights. It must be summer then in deepest Patagonia.
- Sierra Nevada
- La Palma
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- 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
Trips to the wild and windswept Patagonian Icefield
A summary of our expeditions to the Southern Patagonian Icefields
Debilitating effects of Snowblindness, a personal experience
My own personal experience of the effects of becoming snow blind, after a tough time on the Patagonian Icecap
Oh, Patagonia, to leave you we shall weep
Brilliant Poem by Michelle Wakeley about her time spent on our 2010 Southern Patagonian Icecap Expedition
Patagonian Icecap Expedition 2016
The expedition was beset by unsettled weather and enforced route changes due to unseasonal warm weather.
The Importance of Teamwork on an Expedition
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!
Expedition Trip Report Patagonian Icecap November 2014
Trip report, personal thoughts and recommendations after this years expedition to the Patagonian Icecap
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.
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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