Sport

Eisenspitze ski descent in the Arlberg

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....

New route at Malham Cove, Groovyfied (8c)

[edgtf_separator class_name="" type="full-width" position="center" color="" border_style="" width="" thickness="" top_margin="" bottom_margin="20"] Malham Cove is iconic sport climbing crag in the Yorkshire Dales. There's nothing quite like it. A gigantic cove that extends some 70 metres above the river below. Gradually overhanging it has a reputation for being...

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...

Kyrgyzstan Ski Expedition 2018

[edgtf_separator class_name="" type="full-width" position="center" color="" border_style="" width="" thickness="" top_margin="" bottom_margin="40"] Have you even heard of this country? A lot of people haven’t. Well, what would you say if I told you Kyrgyzstan was home to beautiful landscapes, un-climbed high altitude peaks and some of the best ski...

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...

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...