We love mountains

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

Hello and goodbye Montenegro

In Montenegro we cycled through some stunning scenery but also some stunningly bad over developed coast line. We entered from Croatia into Herceg Novi. This was a pretty horrendous seaside … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Croatia

It seems Croatia has a very long coastline and tomorrow will be the last day before we arrive in Montenegro. It has taken us about 10 days to pass through … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Slovenia by bike – short but sweet

Slovenia is a small but perfectly formed country bordered by Italy, Croatia and Austria. I found it a remarkably peaceful and tranquil place. It varies from the high Julian Alps … Continue reading

June 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cycling across Italy

We left france about a week ago and progress has been good. We crossed into Italy via the Mt Blanc Tunnel. Abig thanks to Sam who gave us a lift … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cycling from Chamonix, France to Istanbul, Turkey

So only a few days to go until we cycle across Europe to Asia. Crossing 9 Countries (France, Italy, Slovenia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia, Greece and Turkey) and 9 language … Continue reading

June 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Favourite moutain bike descent in South Chilcotins

June 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Road cycling in France

It is hard to beat the road riding in the Alps during the spring. The snowy mountains and lush green valleys make the scenery its most spectacular. We cycled to … Continue reading

June 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Splitboarding on Glaciers

Chamonix is┬áthe ultimate home for steep big mountain riding. As with most resorts, the best terrain and snow is not normally directly lift accessed, a little bit of effort gives … Continue reading

June 8, 2013 · 2 Comments

Splitboarding in the Aiguille Rouge, Chamonix

Splitboarding in the Aiguille Rouge in March was great this year. The huge volumes of smow even down to the valley level opened up so many options. The Go Pro … Continue reading

June 8, 2013 · 2 Comments

Verbier, Switzerland

Verbier is ace. Probably the best easy access freeride terrain in the world. If the snow is good it is pretty unbeatable. This is my favourite shot from my trip … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mountain biking in the Chamonix Valley

There is an abundance of quality biking around Chamonix, some super steep, lots super scenic and the odd glacier to dodge! It is all about the natural trails for me … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

This was winter 2013, Chamonix

Winter 2013 was pretty epic both in amount of snow and length of the season it was still snowing hard in May! This is a Go Pro edit from snowboarding … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Some of my favourite pictures from winter 2012/13

The winter started early in December 2012, sadly our copious amounts of snowboarding gear were still in a boat from Canada, it had decided to go via Hong Kong, which … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Glacier Camping in Chamonix

In order to test some gear for touring Patagonia in the summer and to enable a couple of easy access day tours we camped up on Glacier du Geant above … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment
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