Tag Archives: Backcountry

Mt MacPherson and The Womb, Revelstoke, Canada (3rd & 5th February 2010)

Right…. so this blog is supposed to be about being out in the mountains, snowboarding and just generally having a nice time. It’s been a bit difficult with frost bitten toes of late but I managed to get shoes on for … Continue reading

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Gram Counters…… (Jetboil Flash)

When I’m skinning, I tend to sweat a lot, so avoiding dehydration is quite a big thing for me. It has many negative implications: They say that when you lose 2% or more of your body weight in sweat, you reduce … Continue reading

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Survival Bivy Bag

So the unexpected benightment the other day made me think about how I could have improved my night out. A spare pair of socks is an obvious one and I will not leave home without them from now on. The … Continue reading

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Frost Bite! (Forever Young Couloir)

So here goes my first post and I suppose I’m the bearer of bad tidings….. I’m currently convalescing after getting frost bite on my toes after being benighted on the Illicillewaet Glacier two days ago. Not the most uplifting of posts … Continue reading

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