Mountaineering & Big Wall Climbing

–  Natural Selection (IV, 80° ice, 500m, first ascent), Mt Darwin, Southern Alps, New Zealand, 2014      (trip report)

Young-Elliott Route, North Face of Mashanig (V, 5.11-, 500m, first ascent), Hajhir Mountains, Soqotra, Yemen, 2014     (trip report)

– La Grande Voie, North Pillar of Kaga Tondo (V, 5.10+, 600m, solo), The Hand of Fatima, Mali, 2015       (trip report)

All Along the Watchtower (VII, 5.11+ A2, 1200m), North Howser Tower, Bugaboos Range, British Columbia, Canada, 2018       (trip report)

Walker Spur (VI, 5.10+, 1200m), North Face of the Grandes Jorasses, Mt Blanc Massif, France, 2022

The Tantalus Traverse (IV, 48hrs, sea level return), Coast Range, British Columbia, Canada, 2017 (trip report)

Traditional rock climbing up to 5.12c and ice climbing up to Wi6


– Crossing of Bass Strait by Sea Kayak, 2011

– Circumnavigation of Morton Island by Sea Kayak, 2014

– Hawkesbury Canoe Classic (Category Winner, JK1), 10hr 27min, 2008

– NSW Marathon Canoe Series (Category Winner), 2008

General Hijinks:

– Entrapment in the transit lounge at Cairo Airport during the Egyptian Revolution and a 56 hour foodless layover (robbed and broke) in Algiers Airport

– Waterless day in the Sahara desert between Timbuktu and Douentza, Mali

Prison sojourn in the Malian ‘zone d’urgence’