We love mountains

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

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 · 1 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 · 9 Comments

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 · 7 Comments

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

January 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 The High Andes – The Movie

This is the 3rd and final edit from our splitboard ski touring of South America. In the shadow of Aconcagua, we tour at breathless heights near Los Penitentes in Argentina, … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pucon, Chile – Termas Geometricas and the National Parks

While waiting for a clear weather window to climb Volcano Villarrica we explored some of the local sights around Pucon. In summer Pucon must be heaving with hordes of tourists … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · 3 Comments

The magical island of Chiloe, Chile

With the weather hitting a rainy patch we bee lined south to the Island of Chiloe. With its green forest, lush rolling hills and wild pacific coast we felt it … Continue reading

December 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Snowboarding Volcanoes in Chile – The Movie

A short edit of hiking, splitboarding and snowboarding up and down  9 Volcanoes during 2 months in Chile. We had sunshine and periods of endless rain, we had deep powder … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · 2 Comments
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