Summer had arrived in Fort William, and the town was baking beneath the scrutiny of an unblinking sun. Call me a sceptic, but given the weather that we typically see in this part of the world in July I was neither expecting nor coping with it. I finished the meticulous packing of my frame bag,… More A Journey Through the West Highlands
Back in April I gave packrafting a go, persuaded mostly by Annie and her shiny new boat from backcountrybiking. I wrote a few words about what we got up to here, but below is a video made using some clips we shot at the time. Disclaimer: there is some shonky home movie content, but as… More Video: North-West Waters
We went to bed for the second night at Nyidalur hut expecting the next day to be a windy one – come morning, I can’t say we were disappointed. One of the main poles of the tent had been bent, and we had a struggle collapsing it without it going airborne. The wind was gusting above… More Crossing Iceland: Nyidalur to Hella
A pedal-powered bikepacking journey on Iceland's Laugavegur trail, from the rainbow hills of Landmannalaugar to the glacial slopes of Eyjafjallajokull and back again.