MountaineeringNew ZealandPhotographyWorkshops
April 9, 2013

Mountain Photography Workshop

Pre dawn light on Mount Sefton and Mueller Hut. One of the workshop locations. In May this year I'm running a four-day mountain photography workshop for the NZ Alpine Club, based out of Unwin Lodge at Aoraki Mount Cook National Park We'll be covering a lot of material over the…
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HikingMountaineeringNew ZealandPhotographyTramping
March 7, 2013

Franz Josef Glacier & Castle Rocks Hut

It's been a long time since I last posted on this blog. My priority for the last few months has been shooting for the Our Mountains book project I'm working on with author Paul Hersey. That's entailed constant trips away to photograph the book's 15 mountains (all over the country…
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MountaineeringNew ZealandPhotography
August 26, 2012

Remarkables Ice & Mixed Climbing Festival

Couple of weekends ago (August 16-19) I headed to Queenstown to take photos at the inaugural Remarkables Ice & Mixed Festival. Brainchild of psyched climber Daniel Joll and organised by himself, Craig Jefferies and Ben Dare the festival was created to bring together the top winter alpine climbers in NZ,…
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March 12, 2010

Pico de Orizaba

One of the goals for our Mexico trip was to climb 'one of those volcanoes near Mexico City', so the day before we left Oaxaca we hopped on the Internet to do some last minute research. Ultimately we were heading towards Mexico's capital and we knew a few pointy things…
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Alpine RockMountaineeringTravelUSA
August 30, 2009

A Cirque of Towers

From Wild Iris we drove back to Lander and waited for a day while a low pressure system and associated thunderstorms and cold temps passed through the area. Unfortunately it brought snow to quite low levels, and dropped 4 inches (sorry we speak imperial these days) in the Cirque of…
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Alpine RockMountaineeringTravelUSA
August 21, 2009


We bailed from Yellowstone hoping to escape the crowds of tourists, but arriving at Jenny Lake Visitor Centre, at the foot of the Teton Range we realised the traffic jams, parking hassles and throngs of people weren't going to be that easy to leave behind. We were hoping to climb…
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August 1, 2009

The Bugaboos

Our arrival in the Bugaboos (Purcell Range, south-eastern BC) coincided with the end of a two day storm and the beginning of a forecast fine spell. After nine days of perfect weather with not a single afternoon storm, we walked back out (with no food left), and that evening it…
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