What’s That Living Inside You?

When it comes to strenuous outdoor activities, hydration is a big issue. Especially in mountaineering, dehydration not only reduces performance but can also intensify problems with altitude sickness. A second issue is sometimes slightly overlooked: water treatment. In the Alps, water quality is usually no issue. In warmer (and poorer) countries however, water can be… Continue reading What’s That Living Inside You?


Somewhat overdue – it’s time for a quick and dirty write-up of last week’s Crib Goch scramble. With temperatures close to freezing, I was hoping for some crampon action but it turned out the ridge was mostly clear of ice and snow. Having started in London at only 5am, the parking was already filled up… Continue reading Snowdonia