Women in the outdoors – it’s time to stop with the assumptions!

For anyone who knows me, they’ll know I have a tendency to live up to certain redhead stereotypes​, namely my ability to get sunburnt in 0.5 seconds whilst wearing factor 50 and my slightly short temper. The latter is particularly applicable if people question where I belong. Or more precisely where women belong and frankly I’m so over it. … More Women in the outdoors – it’s time to stop with the assumptions!

Back On Ice

There’s something magical about this sport. Something in the incredibly satisfying thunk of ice axes on a frozen waterfall. The rhythmic noise as you ascend, putting your entire trust in forged steel and treated rope. The bitterly cold winds whipping spindrift into your face. The frozen hair and glittering sheets of ice in the early … More Back On Ice

Changing objectives 

For just under 12 months I’ve been working towards climbing the Matterhorn and the Eiger. Putting in the time to train both at home and overseas and getting myself as fit as possible to take on these peaks. If you’ve been following along with my journey, either on here or via the Tough Girl Podcast, … More Changing objectives 

Take 3 – Catching up with the Tough Girl Podcast

For anyone who has been following along with my adventuring you’ll know that I’m currently part of the 7 Women – 7 Challenges series on the Tough Girl Challenges Podcast. The latest episode is out now, featuring myself an 6 other amazing women in adventure. You can catch me nattering away from the 1hr 35min mark. … More Take 3 – Catching up with the Tough Girl Podcast