King’s Throne

If you have 24 hours to spare in Haines Junction, this is a great hike just 30km or so down the (beautifully smooth – American paved) road towards Haines. We decided at 5pm after lazing around at the Village Bakery all afternoon that we would quite like a day off the bikes, so blasted down…

A White Christmas

Our second Christmas in the Southern Hemisphere, and it still didn’t feel at all like Christmas, the days are so long and it’s even been sunny for more than two days in a row, so we went to find some snow to play in… We got a lift up to Chancellor Hut on Christmas Day…

Ice Climbing

Another advantage of this particular job is that on our days off we can pretty easily pop up onto the glacier for an explore, in this case a day of ice climbing.         We warmed up on a few easy routes, then headed higher up to find a good crevasse to climb out of……

Happy New Year!

We decided to spend this New Year’s eve in a bothy. We headed to Shenavall on the west coast of Scotland. A beautiful sunset as we arrived on the first evening. Walking on water. Fire! Beautiful snowy mountains.