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Jbel Toubkal (4167m) – Highest peak of Morocco

Jbel Toubkal is the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains, Morocco and in North Africa. It is a non-technical summit requiring only a reasonable degree of fitness and determination. Toubkal is climbable year round, albeit from Nov till May snow settles above 3000m and crampons and ice axes are required. No permits or fees required. No [...]

September 30, 2014  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: On the road 2014-15  One Comment

Rysy (2503m) – Highest peak of Poland (2/2)

Rysy is a mountain in the crest of the High Tatras, lying on the border between Poland and Slovakia. Its middle peak at 2,503 meters is the highest point of Poland. The other two peaks (at 2,499m & 2,473m) are on the Slovak side of the border, in the Prešov Region.  Stunning view back down to Morskie Oko  Maja [...]

August 31, 2014  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: On the road 2014-15  No Comments

“Skyswimming” & Sónar Festival en Barcelona

I call it “skyswimming”… Good Reggae times @ Empuriabrava beach  Do more of what makes you happy! #kickthatsky What a f*ckin’ Party! ⇐ Boys Noize @ Sónar Festival en Barcelona

June 15, 2014  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: On the road 2014-15  No Comments

Istanbul & Cappadocia

They call it “Love Valley” but I say let’s climb ‘em! (Accommodation @ Aydinli Cave House in Göreme, Cappadocia, Turkey.)

March 15, 2014  Tags: , ,   Posted in: On the road 2014-15  No Comments

Ice-Climbing in Rjukan & Hemsedal, Norway

Rjukan – “Kokan” area We, a handful Googlers from Dublin, spend 3 full days ice-climbing in Rjukan (see also my post from last year) before we get stuck twice at impassable roads during an epic 8 hour snow drive to Hemsedal. Here we enjoy 3 more cold days of fun playing with massive icicles and [...]

February 9, 2014  Tags: ,   Posted in: On the road 2014-15  No Comments