I love a list but what I love more is a shared list. This is what I took with me on my last flying and camping adventure to Europe. The items I didn’t use or could omit have been noted. Add a few more items to this for high altitude colder flying or when flying... Continue Reading →
Before my Europe flying and hiking adventure I joked to some friends about walking (not flying) most of the way through Europe. I didn’t really think it would happen but it has, pretty much. The aim was to fly the Alps from near nice to Bled in Slovina. After traveling 280km unsupported, on foot or... Continue Reading →
I am off on a little flying and camping mission in the European Alps with my mate Oli. We have just left Nice on a train bound for Saint-André-les-Alpes. The plan was to start from the Col de Bleine but strong high winds has forced us into the choo choo train. Toot toot. You can... Continue Reading →
In August 2012 Jesse Falls and I attempted an unsupported second ascent of the alpine rock climb called Horn Please, located in the Indian Himalaya. This stunning climb shoots up Neverseen Tower, a granite tower found in a valley branching off the Miyar Nala (Valley) in Northern Himachel Pradesh. Horn Please was first climbed in September... Continue Reading →
How lucky am I? It must be due to my Irish heritage. My first flight in New Zealand just happened to be on one of the best days of the season and caught everyone by surprise. Bryan Moore (local living legend) had been trying to cross the divide north of Cascade Glacier for years but... Continue Reading →
What a crazy couple of weeks. I am sitting on the plane on my way to Queenstown after having just competed in two Australian cross country paragliding competitions (Bright and Corryong). Two years ago, after my first competition, I made the lofty goal of trying to make the Australian Paragliding Cross Country squad. I didn’t... Continue Reading →
Shaggy Dog (ShagaDugh Camp) may just be one of those gems for adventure paragliding in the Kullu Valley, Himachal Pradesh, India.