Expeditions, Navigation, Guided Walks and Trekking

Time to leave the Brenta Dolomites, so Steve bares it all (or most of it anyway)

Maybe it was the aching legs or perhaps the weather was disappointing but we definitely felt it was OK to leave the mountains and start our journey home. Anyway, we … Continue reading

October 23, 2015

A Short trip into the Stubai Alps

Crossing the Brenner Pass from Italy into Austria was just as congested as the way south a week earlier. Time was critical, we had to get Dick to the airport. So … Continue reading

October 23, 2015

We are blessed by the Bishop of Trento on the way to the 13 ladders of Senterio Ettore Castiglioni

Rain on the tin roof of the Rif Pedrotti kept us from our sleep that night. There were many trips to the toilet during that disturbed night for us all, … Continue reading

October 21, 2015

Nas becomes a Hero on the Via Delle Bocchette Centrali

After our hard and exciting day on the Bocchette Alte, our 4th day in the Brenta was set to be the highlight. The Via Delle Bocchette Centrali is not as … Continue reading

October 16, 2015

Getting into the Zone

In my last blog I refer to being in “The Zone”. This is not a Tony-ism, its real and we found ourselves in it a few times on our recent … Continue reading

October 4, 2015

Brenta Dolomites Classic route; Senterio Bocchette Alte

Last out of the Rifugio again, we arrived at the bottom of the Vendretta di Tuckett to find many of the early leavers struggling up the snow and ice. We … Continue reading

October 2, 2015

Return to the Brenta Dolomites

It’s important to get expedition dates and destinations agreed early. Recently we have struggled to get our group together for a trip abroad. Last year I was laid up after … Continue reading

September 23, 2015

Three Waters of Western Lake District

This is a route I put together for a few days backpacking in June. Our aim was to get up somewhere wild for the first night after a long drive … Continue reading

August 6, 2015