Run Your Own Race.

The mist was still hanging over the lake. You could smell the deep heat in the air as the nervous tension was rising off of the athletes gathered by the water. The tall, wetsuit glad man next to me started up conversation: ‘So, what… 7 minutes? It shouldn’t be more than that really should it?…

Mountain Leader Low-Down

Becoming a mountain leader will open doors, it will teach you life lessons and skills. It will give you amazing experiences and possibly start a new, exhilarating career. However, it is no easy task and to embark on the journey should not be taken lightly. Becoming a mountain leader has been one of the best…

Mountain Leader – D-Day.

Assessment Day 1: ‘Wow, this is really happening’ The realisation kicked in that after four years and the recent few weeks of drama, I was finally there, on my Mountain Leader Assessment – this was it. Day 2: ‘Ropework, you got this. Stay calm, think it through’. The constant brain power, the demon on my…

You Got This.

As much as we would like to coast through life without any drama, without being knocked down or stripped back to raw nerves, life is not that simple. I have been lucky enough to witness what some might call miracles, what others might say is just ‘dealing with what life throws at you’. I come…