Sport

My best Sport Climbing season yet

[edgtf_separator class_name="" type="full-width" position="center" color="" border_style="" width="" thickness="" top_margin="" bottom_margin="20"] Summer has gone, Autumn has past and it's currently November. It's raining outside and as I type this it appears that the season for Yorkshire sport climbing may be over, for now. Perhaps it's time to...

Keep on Suffering, a Photographers Curse.

[edgtf_separator class_name="" type="full-width" position="center" color="" border_style="" width="" thickness="" top_margin="" bottom_margin="40"] A weather window and a few days spare in the mountains of Grindelwald. I was there to visit a friend and do some last minute training before heading on a ski expedition to Kyrgyzstan. We were on our...

JOHN THORNTON wins the Arco Rockstar photo competition

[edgtf_separator class_name="" type="full-width" position="center" color="" border_style="" width="" thickness="" top_margin="" bottom_margin="40"] Arco Rockstar, an international climbing photography competition whereby you have 2 days to shoot, edit and present your best 4 photos. Oh, and some of the best climbing photographers from around Europe are invited to compete. If you think...

The Eisenspitze Solo ski descent

This is the story behind my solo ski descent of Eisenspitze. The video produced was captured on my second descent a few weeks after. [edgtf_separator class_name="" type="full-width" position="center" color="" border_style="" width="" thickness="" top_margin="" bottom_margin="40"] Several years ago I began looking down the Stanzertal valley from St....

NATHAN PHILLIPS bouldering Dandelion Mind 8B

[edgtf_separator class_name="" type="full-width" position="center" color="" border_style="" width="" thickness="" top_margin="" bottom_margin="40"] Last week we managed to catch up with Nathan Phillips in the Peak District and it’s certain to say he is looking very strong at the moment. Here is a quick video we produced of his ascent...

SKIING THE EIGER – Steep skiing in Grindelwald, Switzerland.

[edgtf_separator class_name="" type="full-width" position="center" color="" border_style="" width="" thickness="" top_margin="" bottom_margin="40"] WHAT IT’S ALL ABOUT? I first looked at this line about 8 years ago after being totally inspired by this area as a child. Having not skied much longer than that it never entered my mind that I...