From Kilimanjaro to Everest


Key moments in the journey of life. Looking back at the course of a lifetime, there are certain moments where, if you’d made a different choice, you’d be living [...]

From Kilimanjaro to Everest2020-05-23T16:35:19+02:00

Risks too big to comprehend


“No climber ever expects to be in this position. When I was planning Lhotse, the word “earthquake” never entered my mind.” From Alan Arnette’s blog. [...]

Risks too big to comprehend2020-04-28T13:26:16+02:00

The Great Storm of 1996


The most famous storm in the history of Everest. Four teams sitting on the South Col, wondering whether to go for the summit in the morning, despite the marginal weather. [...]

The Great Storm of 19962020-05-23T16:36:49+02:00

My first time to the top of the world


Wits University in Johannesburg was where I did my undergraduate degree and their Mountain Club was where I began climbing. This article  was written for the Wits Mountain Club [...]

My first time to the top of the world2020-05-23T16:37:16+02:00