Category Archives : Patagonia


Just received our new Helsport tent, the same as we used in Patagonia, its a great tent for strong winds and harsh conditions, double poled and well designed, well worth considering for a trip with big winds  

Blue Skies and Progress

What a 72 hours, got trapped in a howler of a storm for nearly 36 hours, spent 5 hours digging the tents out to spend over an hour travelling 1km in 60 – 100km winds to spent another hour putting up just one tent, absolutely crazy weather, and then this morning we woke to blue […]

On the move!

Great weather today, last load up to the Glacier and we are drying everything, in the first sunshine in 10 days. We will be skiing in the next hour, spirits are high now our sleeping bags and clothes are dry. The visibility today is amazing and we hope to ski till 8 tonight, and weather […]

Rain Rain Go Away

Cian here back at base in Dingle. I just got a phone call from Mike and the team with the latest update.  They have gotten to the High Cache now at the glacier. They have been pounded relentlessly by heavy rain and wind , and all equipment is now very wet , sleeping bags and […]

Nearing the ice

We received a phone call from Mike back here at base in Dingle yesterday evening. The team are doing well , they have done the boat trip , and two days horse riding and were in the process of carrying gear in to the base of the ice yesterday when we spoke. They had half […]

Landed in Patagonia

We’re are in Coyhaique now staying in the Patagonian Hostel, time to prepare all the food! This morning was spent getting 100 breakfasts ready, and in typical Patagonian fashion the weather has 5 seasons in a day, at the moment we are in the rainy and windy bit, lots of rain and wind. We hope […]