10 Random travel tips that might save your life

Over the past decade I have fine tuned my off the bike essentials, these are a few items that have proved vital in an...

Rhino Laces – My review of the unbreakable boot lace

Rhino Laces are a new company given a boost by Kickstarter, they basically came up with a pair of boot laces that are guaranteed...

Hiking to the Southern Patagonian Icefield, El Chalten – Argentina

I think we may have left the best to last. This trek to the Campo de Hielo Sur or the Southern Icefield is a...

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...

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...

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 incredible place even more so in the...

Snowboarding in Bariloche, Patagonia

Bariloche is in the Lake District in Argentina. It is technically just north of Patagonia but the name Patagonia brings more evocative images for...

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...

Snowboarding on Volcano Quetrupillan, Chile

I think this was my favourite volcano of the nine we snowboarded in Chile. It is located in a remote part of the Villarrica...

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...

Patagonia the Movie…..

The first installment of my South America snowboarding edit is now on You Tube. This is part 1 of 3 that will make up...

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...