Mountain of the month: November 2017; Bath Skyline, Somerset, UK

After October’s budget busting mountain of the month taking the form of Shivling in the Indian Himylaya November’s had to be a more local affair. Having recently headed north, south and west from Bristol in search of local-ish high points I decided to head East and explore a trail maintained by the National Trust: The…

72 hours in New Delhi, India

Delhi, and India seem fairly divisive among friends including those who have traveled far and wide. I love it but others do not. On my previous trip to India I had barely scratched the surface of Delhi using it only as a transit point to get the train to Jaipur. This time I was determined…

The Indian Himylaya: my first time trekking at altitude

When planning my recent trip to India one of the main considerations was the altitude. I had never walked at altitude before and wanted to dip a toe or lung in the thin air to see how I got on and perhaps if all went well consider heading to higher climbs in the future. I’ll…

Is the adventure community guilty of fake news?

Yesterday I got into an interesting Twitter exchange with some great outdoor bloggers which all started with Bex Band who blogs at OrdinaryAdventurer posting this. It really got me thinking. For a while I’ve felt a little disenchanted by the world of blogging and adventuring; a lot of professional adventurers (i.e. those whose main source…