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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Patagonia the Movie…..

The first installment of my South America snowboarding edit is now on You Tube. It is 1 of 3 parts that should make up the whole movie at about 15 … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wow 3 months in South America is almost over

So after 3 months my flight home to Europe is tomorrow. It has been insanely good; I have climbed and ridden volcanoes, splitboarded the high andes in the shadow of … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

The endless rain of Chile’s Northern Patagonia

So after we left the Island of Chiloe we headed further south, on the mainland into Northern Patagonia. The weather was dire, no snow just rain up to the top … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ski Touring Volcan Antuco, Chile

Volcano Antuco at 2979m was an impressive sight for our next Ski Tour, located in the Laguna del Laja national park in Chile. The access road was as usual  a long … Continue reading

August 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

The stunning Rio los Cipreses and Altos del Lircay National Parks

Rio los Cipreses and Altos del Lircay are two of my favourite parks we visited. Both are located in middle Chile and both a bit off the radar, so much … Continue reading

August 18, 2013 · Leave a comment
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