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

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

Snowboarding Volcano Villarrica, Chile

Well the weather finally cleared leaving 20cm of fresh snow on a perfect bluebird day to ski tour on split boards up Volcano Villarrica near Pucon, chile. It is without … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

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

Ski touring Volcano Llaima, Chile

Volcano Llaima is in the Conguill√≠o National Park in the middle of Chile, this is one of the more active volcanoes we skied/boarded, it last erupted in 2010…….that was just … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · 5 Comments

Is it going to bad snow year in the European Alps?

So it all started well but with about 15 days since the last proper snowfall, the Alps are starting to look thin on snow. It’s certainly not a disaster yet … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ski Touring – Col de Cicle, Contamines

So with no fresh snow for a week and decidedly early season conditions, we decided to do a couple of splitboard tours on weekend of 7th/8th December. On the saturday … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sunsets and snow at Alpe d’Huez, France

This was the view of the sunset over the mountains from the balcony of my chalet in Alpe d’Huez. I spent a few days there on a work trip preparing … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Opening day; Grands Montets – Chamonix

Not as much snow as opening day last year here in Chamonix, but still plenty of pillows to ski. We had a fun day made much better by the 15cm … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · Leave a 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

Early season snow in Cervinia, Italy and Courchevel, France

A weekend spent skiing in the high resort of Cervinia on 16/17th November provided some great early season powder. The views of the Matterhorn are cool too, not its most … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

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
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