Grades are just arbitrary numbers and yet we get so hung up on them. I’ll happily admit I’m motivated by them and they provide goals and targets for me to work towards.
Whilst I was still at school I sent a letter off to Mountain Training requesting the scheme booklets for the Mountaineering Instructor Award (MIA) and Mountaineering Instructor Certificate (MIC), I still have them somwhere...
Why the title? Well, it’s because I think that being successful with social media requires far more time and effort that people realise, so it will eat in to yourRead More
Light is right, but we have to be sensible… I’ve written about the contents of my pack before, but thought it was worth an update as a lot of myRead More
Go in to V12 or any other quality climbing shop and you’ll be hit by vast amounts of climbing kit of all different shapes, sizes and colours. Much of itRead More
Solid tactics are the key to successful navigation, putting together the building blocks made up of your various navigation skills. When assessing Mountain Leader candidates we sometimes see people whoRead More
“Say hello to my little friend!” This pack is a beast. If you’re looking for a lightweight pack for floating up alpine routes or such like, then step away fromRead More