Cuillin Ridge

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Three days after deciding to go to Scotland, Pete and I were starting the infamous Cuillin Ridge on the Isle of Skye, scrambling along slippery rock in the rain towards the bivouac gear which we had left on a col about … Continued

Cosmiques Arête Revisited

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Twenty six years later… a repeat ascent of the Cosmiques Arête. Winter climbing is like eating eggs. Just as scrambling an egg turns the raw ingredient into one of nature’s miracle foods, so, taking away the people, airbrushing the track, … Continued

Otago Rail Trail

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The Otago Central Rail Trail is a 150km off road cycle/walking trail between Clyde and Middlemarch in the South Island. It follows an old disused railway line and crosses the vast open grasslands of Central Otago. The original steam railway … Continued