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Heading to Broad Peak

I seem to be writing the same thing at the start of my very few and far between blogs these days: "It has been a long time since I have updated this website and I am sorry that I have been very lax about it. However, with…

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The Northeast ridge of Dhaulagiri 1. (Luis Lopez Soriano)

Off to Dhaulagiri

The time of year has come and I am heading out on expedition again. Since having summited Cho Oyu in autumn 2016, I have not attempted an 8,000m peak, and I am very excited to be going high again. I am joining an expedition organised by Kobler…

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Summit of Peak Energia in Tajikistan in July 2017

It’s been a long time

Huge apologies for not having updated this blog for almost one year now. This is the price you pay when you join social media platforms such as Facebook, and even though it does not replace a proper blog entry, it is quick and can be easily done…

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Receiving the Letter of Appreciation from the Nepali President

60th anniversary of the first ascent of Manaslu and Lhotse

On Saturday, 30 April, Nepal was celebrating the 60th anniversary of the first ascents of both Lhotse (4th highest) and Manaslu (8th highest), which was organised by the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).  My friend Ted Atkins and I had the honour to be awarded a ‪letter of appreciation for our achievements…

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Joshua from the UK and a random Nepali girl at Boudhnath

Kathmandu Full Moon Stupa Race

I have just come back from a fantastic 52km race connecting Kathmandu's two most important stupas (Buddhist monuments) via 'the long way'. Richard Bull, the race organiser and founder of Trail Running Nepal, thought it would be a good idea to take a huge detour and run from Swayambhunath,…

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