Post Successful Mount Kosciuszko Summit
Four summits in one year and one month, pretty damn lucky I know. Mount Elbrus Russia, Europe’s highest peak in June 2019, Mount Kilimanjaro Tanzania, Africa’s highest peak in July 2019, Aconcagua Argentina, South America’s highest peak in February 2020 and now Mount Kosciuszko Australia, Australia’s highest peak in July 2020. Getting to the top…
The 8000ers, Are They A Bigger Money Problem or Climbing Problem?
As someone fairly new to the world of mountaineering the thought of flying over to the Himalayas to climb an 8000m peak is more like a fantasy rather than a reality. The skill and experience required to attempt to summit any of these mountains “safely” takes years of on-field practice. But this isn’t the only…
My Training Regime (As of August the 10th 2019)
I’m sure many fellow Australians can relate when I say training for mountaineering/alpinism in Australia isn’t easy. Why not you ask? Because theres no mountains to climb, it’s flat as a pancake! The best we have are the Aussie 10 peaks in Mount Kosciusko National Park, with it culminating on Mount Kosciusko itself standing at…