30 Books to Read Before 30

30 Books to Read Before 30


Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it. –P.J. O’Rourke   This was a post originally intended for my other blog over at deadat30. I didn’t think it was relevant to this site, intended purely for content relevant to the 7 Summits Project. I realised however, that what

Climbing Quandry Peak

After scrolling through my Instagram feed a couple of months ago, viewing pic after spectacular pic of the magnificence that is Colorado State, I decided I had to witness it with my own eyes. I booked a ticket post haste and 2 months later, I was sitting on a flight from Perth to L.A (Actually

Mt Kosciuszko: A stroll up Australias Highest Peak

Now, there is a lot of debate amongst certain circles as to what really constitutes the ‘7 Summits’, a label given to climbing the highest peak on each of the 7 continents. The original 7, first achieved by Dick Bass back in 1985, includes Mt Kosciuszko, on the presumption that Australia was a continent in

A few facts about Australia’s Highest Point: Mount Kosciuszko

Thinking of making the journey to climb one of the 7 Summits? Tackle Kilimanjaro with my complete guide for less than $3. Get it on Amazon. Height In terms of mountains worldwide, Australia’s largest is in fact, a midget. Standing only 2,228 metres, it’s around a quarter of the size of Mount Everest. As the chart

Training for Elbrus

When I tell people about what I am trying to accomplish in climbing the 7 summits, one of the first questions is usually “You’re a nutcase, what kind of training are you doing for that?” So here I have put a brief post together going over what I’m currently doing and what I’m aiming to

8 Curious Facts About Nepal

  There’s more to Nepal than just the spectacular mountain panorama… Here are a few lesser known facts about Nepal, the little landlocked home of the Himalayas. Buddhism originated in Nepal  In the 6th century BC, Prince Siddhartha Gautama was born into the Sakya royal family of Kapilavastu, near Lumbini. He later embarked on a path of