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My thoughts and experiences cycling, snowboarding and travelling around the world

Mountain Biking – South Chilcotins, BC

The best mountain biking ever, a photographers dream this is how I would describe the South Chilcotins. Located just inland of the coast mountains they have a spectrum of shades … Continue reading

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Japow; Snowboarding Hokkaido, Japan

Snowboarding in Japan is amazing. We visited Hokkaido which is the northern island of Japan. Hokkaido has without doubt the best snow in the world. This is due to the … Continue reading

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Please visit our new home!

So hopefully if all keeps going well, my subscribers have been moved over and the new site is up and running. Therefore this will be my last blog post on … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

We Love Mountains is moving to a new home!!!

After a year on wordpress.com it has become clear that I need to move onto a bigger platform. That is why I have been busy over the last couple of … Continue reading

February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Snowboarding in Chamonix today

A great descent at lunchtime today. From the Plan d’Aiguille

February 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hiking to the Southern Patagonian Icefield, El Chalten

I think we may have left the best to last. This trek to the Campo de Hielo Sur or the Southern Icefield is marked as a ‘Guide only’ route as … Continue reading

February 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Winter hiking around Mt Fitzroy and Cerro Torre, El Chalten, Argentina

The final stop of our summer in  South America was the town of El Chalten.  Just to the north of El Calafate, it is the logical next stop off. The … Continue reading

January 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Perito Moreno Glacier and El Calafate, Patagonia

The Perito Moreno Glacier is located in the Los Glaciares National Park in Patagonia, Argentina. The access point is the busy and sprawling El Calafate, this place is certainly not … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

Penguins, stray dogs and a cows head – Killing time in Punta Arenas, Chile

So after my painful tooth ordeal in Puerto Natales, we relaxed for a few days in the area. The town of Puerto Natales is often overlooked as a destination because … Continue reading

January 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Winter Hiking in Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile

    This is a rather epic blog post about both just getting to and then exploring a rather epic place in the depths of winter; Torres del Paine National Park … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · 4 Comments

Snowboarding around Bariloche, Patagonia

September 2013 Bariloche is in the Lake District in Argentina. It is technically just north of Patagonia but the name Patagonia brings more evocative images for tourism so it is … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

A quick ski day in Verbier, Switzerland

So after the excitement of waist deep powder in Chamonix two days ago on Sunday we drove over to the freeride mecca of Verbier. Verbier is a pretty famous resort, … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Finally winter is here – Grands Montets, Chamonix

A quick little video edit from Sunday 5th January 2014, a few runs from top of the Grands Montets then a couple of sneaky runs down a powder stash with … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

An awesome 2013 in just 12 Photos

2013 was great, we packed a lot into 12 months, visiting 16 countries across 4 continents. It started in Chamonix, France for a phenomenal winter spent snowboarding, back country ski … Continue reading

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Eating Chilli and other Chilly adventures in Chile

So besides hiking in about 20 national parks and ski touring some cool places we did a lot of duller stuff associated with such a long trip. While this was … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Snowboarding on Volcano Quetrupillan, Chile

I think this was my favourite volcano of the nine we snowboarded in Chile. Located in a remote part of the Villarrica National Park. We relied heavily on GPS and Frédéric … Continue reading

December 20, 2013 · Leave a comment
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