How to Layer Your Clothes – Beginners Guide

The Layering System – How to Layer Your Clothes Exploring the world of hiking at the beginning, if you are anything like me .. I went out as a complete novice with only a pair…

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The Gear to pack for a day in the Great Outdoors

Start with Dry Bags I love dry bags and learnt early that I prefer the method of having a few dry bags in my pack and grouping my things in my backpack together.  Dry bags…

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Djouce Mountain Hike

Djouce Mountain Hike in the Wicklow Mountains – a great mountain range for me when I started developing my navigation skills.  It is a great mountain to enjoy if you have intermediate navigation skills. I…

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Island Peak 2017

My EBC and Island Peak October 2017 Returning to the Himalayas after 5 years I was filled with excitement and anticipation. This time it wouldn’t just be hiking up to Everest Base Camp but also…

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My article in The Mountaineering Ireland Magazine June 2021

It’s always been about 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…

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