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Day Six: Climbing Yarigatake

Posted by on May 21, 2014 in Blog, Feature | 0 comments

Humans adapt incredibly well. After five days on the trail, I was already seeing a huge difference in my fitness levels – despite the...

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Day Five: To Sugoroku Goya

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Blog, Feature | 0 comments

I’d been looking forward to this stretch of the hike. The guidebook recommended heading straight to Yarigatake, roughly 8-10h away, but...

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Day Four: To Kurobegoro Goya

Posted by on May 2, 2014 in Blog, Feature | 0 comments

We set off in the dark. The gale force winds had eased up since the previous day, but whilst we weren’t in much danger of being blown off...

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Day Three: To Yakushidake Sansou

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in Blog, Feature | 0 comments

The day started out beautifully. We were greeted by the unusual sight of blue skies when we woke up, and for once, the clouds were more...

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Day Two: To Sugonokoshi Goya

Posted by on Apr 27, 2014 in Blog, Feature | 0 comments

When you’re not a morning person, it’s a bit difficult to wake up for a 5:30AM breakfast. The waking up isn’t really the problem – I’ve...

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Northern Alps, Japan (traverse)

Posted by on Apr 26, 2014 in Blog, Feature | 0 comments

Half an hour into every multi-day hike, I always catch myself thinking, “Dammit, I should have trained more.” Except, of course, I never...

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El Cinturón de Granito

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Blog, Feature | 0 comments

Hace harto tiempo que Angel me quería llevar al famoso Cinturón de Granito australiano, una zona compartida entre los estados de New South...

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Alpes japoneses: camino a Murodo

Posted by on Feb 13, 2014 in Blog, Feature | 1 comment

Murodo, un pequeño enclave en la región centro norte de Japón, es un valle donde hay un hotel y un puñado de refugios alpinos. También...

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The Acropolis

Posted by on Dec 22, 2012 in Blog, Feature | 0 comments

There’s a swarm of insects buzzing around my head – not just mosquitoes, but sandflies, bees and other flying bugs I can’t...

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Echo Point a Pine Valley

Posted by on Dec 21, 2012 in Blog, Feature | 0 comments

El día anterior nuestro progreso había sido bastante lento y, en cierto sentido, estábamos un poco detrás del itinerario inicial. La...

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