My Denali Experience

“Dream Big, work hard and live like Giants”…. my own experience and take of climbing Denali Mountain. I love this quote, I heard it years ago while out mountain biking in the Wicklow Mountains of…

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The Story so far .. as featured in the Mountaineering Ireland Magazine

It’s always been the challenge … The first time I went up any real hill was about ten years ago, taking on the beautiful Slieve Donard.  This was a foreign world to me, I was…

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Dolomites Itinerary – 3 days

Nestled within the Italian Alps, lies a hikers paradise …the Dolomites.  With so many options, it is a place where you can get lost in time and escape from the bustling world below. I would…

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Training in the Alps

One thing I’ve learnt in Mountaineering is that progression is key.  Don’t skip the steps in hunger to get to the summit quicker, a missed step could mean serious consequences.  Do the courses, learn the…

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Mountain Training

Scottish Highlands – Winter Training – The first step transitioning from hiker to amateur mountaineer! Mountain Training and Scottish winters combined … inevitably the first step when transitioning from hiker into mountaineer!  I spent my…

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