Expeditions, Navigation, Guided Walks and Trekking

Carnedd Y Gribau, a winter walk to the PyG Hotel

That night, the hostel roof rattled. Gales, snow and heavy rain passed over Snowdonia during the hours we were tucked up in our bunks.¬† Morning never really came, it was … Continue reading

December 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

Winter comes early on a Snowdon horseshoe.

Arranging a weekend away for a group always has some challenges. Work and social commitments come first and pushed our autumn meet back into the middle of November. We settled … Continue reading

November 29, 2015 · 2 Comments

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

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

Up into the Snow in the Brenta Dolomites

This evening the conversation in our bunk room went as follows; Nas; “Thanks for looking after me today” Steve; “Shame we couldn’t have fixed you up with a woman though.” … Continue reading

September 28, 2015