This is a handpicked list of my best work. If you’re new to my online writing, start here.

Hiking the Tour of Monte Rosa

In the Footsteps of Forbes: how the Alps have changed since 1842

Naeboots on the Cape Wrath Trail

The Lochaber Traverse in winter – Field Notes

Finding the right one

Backpacking the Alder Trail – a mini-guide

The Skye Trail – field notes

The Fujifilm X-E1 review

The most important thing

Ulysses 2.6 review

Turning Thirty

Retreat from Jotunheimen

The Lochaber Traverse in winter

Ten years ago, I chose adventure

Life on Mars

Writing effective dialogue in fiction

Starting from zero

A Blizzard on Ben Nevis

The Tour of Monte Rosa

I hiked the Cape Wrath Trail

Snowshoes on Bynack More

I forgot I was a backpacker

Forty-eight hours at the Lairig Leacach bothy — a typecast

The gift of impermanent permanence

The Ascent of Sasseneire

Aosta to Evolene – an Alpine journey in the footsteps of Professor Forbes

Returning to places of inspiration

19th century glacier travel – a brief analysis

Avalanche by moonlight

Climbing with an Alpenstock

The ascent of the Pinnacle Face: anatomy of a near-disaster

The freedom of the hills is under threat

Oscar Eckenstein: the first true innovator of climbing equipment?

The Central Gully of Bidean nam Bian