Climbing Island peak for the 9th time

I have just returned from my 10th Island peak expedition and 9th summit of this challenging and changing peak. Once again it was not easier for our team but all fought off mild altitude sickness, sun burn, coughs, chest infection, lack of sleep and we put everyone of the top. Another 100% success on our […]

The Diary of a pretend mountaineer….

I’m a sailor, an ex-golfer and longtime dreamer. The diary of a pretend mountaineer. My particular journey to Everest all started with a map of Everest and the surrounding valleys in the Shebeen pub in Westport, which had hand written dotted lines and dates of an Everest attempt by one of the owners relations. It’s […]