Via Ferrata Picasass- Lake Maggiore from a different angle

Via Ferrata Picasass- Lake Maggiore from a different angle

Most people have heard of Lago di Maggiore (Lake Maggiore) as a wedding or summer holiday destination. It might not be on your radar as a spectacular spot for hiking, climbing or via ferratas. I have recently got quite into the via ferrata life: the perfect combination of a hike with some excitement and without [...]

Is ‘The Fear’ justified?

Is ‘The Fear’ justified?

It’s a good-natured laugh line, fraught with undertone. Climbing’s continual balancing act, between safety and daring, freedom and caution, has been injected with a growing quest for speed. One of my biggest difficulties I face when climbing is 'the fear'. I know I ought to push myself harder in the gym, I ought to climb [...]