Opening day 2013/14; 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...

Early season snow in Cervinia, Italy and Courchevel, France

A weekend spent skiing or snowboarding in the high resort of Cervinia, Italy on 16/17th November provided some great early season powder. The views...

Finishing our cycle tour to Istanbul

After 30 days of straight riding, with no lazy rest days like the Tour de France gets, we had managed to cover 3000km of...

Greece Lightning – Cycle touring the length of Northern Greece

We made it into Greece a few days ago and have now arrived at Kavala. It has been such a friendly country so far. It makes...

Cycle touring in Albania

Next up is cycle touring in Albania, it is an interesting country hugely different from even its neighbours Montenegro and Macedonia. However many people...

Cycling Montenegro – A quick hello and goodbye

In Montenegro we cycle toured through some stunning and beautiful scenery but sadly also some stunningly over developed coast line. We entered from...

Croatia

It seems Croatia has a very long coastline and tomorrow will be the last day before we arrive in Montenegro. It has taken us...

Slovenia by bike – short but sweet

Slovenia is a small but perfectly formed country bordered by Italy, Croatia and Austria. I found it a remarkably peaceful and tranquil place. It...

Cycling across Italy – Is this the best country to cycle...

We left france about a week ago and our progress through Italy has been pretty quick and certainly enjoyable. Lets face it while cycle...

Splitboarding in the Aiguille Rouge, Chamonix

Splitboarding in the Aiguille Rouge in March was great this year. The huge volumes of smow even down to the valley level opened up...

Snowboarding Freeride Terrain in Verbier, Switzerland

Verbier is ace. Probably the best easy access freeride terrain in the world. If the snow is good it is pretty unbeatable. This is...

Glacier Camping in Chamonix

In order to test some gear for touring Patagonia in the summer and to enable a couple of easy access day tours we camped...