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Dr. Darren J. McAulay

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Ski and Sail - Harstad, Norway

08/04/2011 20:31
 Ski and Sail  - Harstad, Norway                  March 2011      A week of ski touring on the stunning islands of northwest Norway based on the Anna Rogde (c1868) sailing ship. The trip was organised by David Hamilton for the...

Just where did the summer go?

19/10/2010 00:00
 Summer-Autumn 2010: ......a quick brief! June saw plenty of Skye Munros, classic Cuillin climbs and sea cliff adventures. The Old Man of Stoer was summited by Mary n Dafydd before they swapped the Scottish Highlands for the French Alps and some exciting Via Ferrata, multi pitch rock...

Round the Globe (April-June 2010)

07/07/2010 14:12
We (Robin and me) left the UK on April 21 and headed out to New Zealand. Stopping off in Hong Kong on the way out and Fiji on the way back.   After a week visiting Swill in Honkers we headed down to Christchurch, New Zealand.....and some peace and quiet after the city! For the month of May we...

Kangchenjunga, Nepal Himalaya

02/03/2010 12:02
 A unique opportunity to visit the worlds 3rd highest mountain. Climb and trek in this remote region of Nepal alongside local guide Namgya Sherpa. Give Darren a call to find out more information.

Antarctica 2009-10. Ellsworth Mountains Ski Traverse

25/02/2010 10:44
 Ski Traverse from Mt. Vinson to Patriot Hills (via Hercules Inlet).  This expedition was part of the 7summits2sealevel quest and involved skiing over 250km through the Ellsworth mountains. Following remote and unvisited glaciers in one of the most stunning regions of Antartica. The trip...

Antarctica - 2009/10 (part 1 of 2)

15/02/2010 16:12
 Antarctica - 2009/10 season      (Part 1 of 2) Second Season Guiding for Antarctic Logistics and Expeditions/Adventure Network International (ALE/ANI). I departed Le Chazelet heading for Punta Arenas, Patagonia, Chile on November 5, 2009. Then on November 12, after lots of...

Autumn 2009 plans.......

13/10/2009 20:42
 Back in Le Chazelet for October and all is very very quiet. The autumn sunshine is still strong but the nights cooling quickly. Last chance for some rock climbing and wandering before the winter snows. Well, actually I am back off to the summer in the southern hemisphere next month....

Inca Explore Trek, Peru - Sept 2009

11/09/2009 16:03
Peru 2009 - Inca Explore Trek - Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Sept 7: The first morning we visited the pre-Inca site called Huana Pucllana in Miraflores district - this consists of a vast mound constructed of adobe bricks containing many levels and plazas. The afternoon saw...

Rock climbing - La Berarde, Ailefroide. superb granite walls and slabs.

26/08/2009 19:50
August 2009 in the Ecrins Alps. Rock climbing on the multi pitch granite slabs at La Berarde and Ailefroide. Climbing mates Saz and Stu Mackay were staying in the La Grave area so many routes were ascended. Chilean guide Pachi also called by, cruising the local 7a's at Les Freaux!   Route:...

Le Chazelet, la Grave, Ecrins Alps, France

11/08/2009 12:03
  Le Chazelet, La Grave, French Alps By darrenmcaulay Summer in the Alps (just an excuse to avoid the rain and midges in Skye?). At the end of June I returned to my summer retreat in Le Chazelet. The sun was shining on the Meije, the GR54 and the splendid Ecrins Massif. July 6th...
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